Stabbing suspect eludes SWAT team

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SAN DIEGO – San Diego Police SWAT teams surrounded a residence in Rolando Thursday where they believed a suspect in a University City-area stabbing was hiding.

Odie MillerThe 22-year-old suspect, Odie Miller allegedly fled following the apparently unprovoked attack on a 44-year-old man in the vicinity of Renaissance Avenue and Towne Centre Drive around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, said San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher. The victim suffered non-life-threatening stab wounds to his head, neck, torso, arms and hands, Lasher said.

Miller was believed to be hiding inside a residence in the 4300 block of Rolando Boulevard near Malcolm Drive, San Diego police Officer Frank Cali said.

Officers were sent to the house shortly before 2:30 a.m., police said. A San Diego Fire-Rescue Department special response team was dispatched around the same time, according to the agency.

Several hours later, SWAT teams entered the home and did not find Miller.

Police said Miller is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs about 130 lbs. and should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees him should not approach him and call 911 immediately, they said.