Location: 1400 Block of East Tyler
Incident Date: 2-15-15
Incident Time: 1718
Case Number: 15-1988
Victim: Adult Male
Posted by: Media Relations
On 02/15/2015 at approximately 1718 hours deputies responded to the 1400 Block of E. Tyler in Porterville regarding a fight in progress with weapons. Upon arrival it was discovered that a known male adult assaulted another male adult with a machete. The suspect fled the scene in a gray Dodge Caravan prior to deputies arrival. The victim was located at Sierra View District Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.The vehicle and suspect are still outstanding.
The case is currently under active investigation by T.C.S.O.