VISTA, Calif. — A woman was stabbed Sunday night in Vista, and deputies arrested the suspect after a pursuit, authorities said.
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSO) received a call around 10:20 p.m. about a stabbing near Phillips Street and Civic Center Drive, near a SPRINTER station, the department said. The girl, who had been stabbed two to three times in her chest, was taken to a hospital where she remained in stable condition Monday.
The suspect, a 15-year-old boy, pulled the driver out of the car and took the vehicle driving northbound on Civic Center Drive, according to authorities.
A deputy then spotted a driver matching the suspect’s description on a street in Vista, prompting a pursuit that quickly ended when the driver crashed while attempting to get on state Route 76, per SDSO. The driver got out of the car and ran, but was captured and arrested with the help of a K-9.
The suspect, a 15-year-old boy, was taken to a hospital and then sent to Juvenile Hall, the sheriff’s department said. He was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, carjacking and felony evading.
Authorities say no other information will be released at this time due to the suspect being a minor.
It was not immediately known whether the suspect and victim knew each other.