Location: 1400 Block of East Tyler

Incident Date: 2-15-15

Incident Time: 1718

Case Number: 15-1988

Victim: Adult Male

City: Porterville

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.