(BCN) — Police arrested a man Saturday night for allegedly stabbing another man in Redwood City, then leading officers on a foot pursuit after being pulled over.
San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded at 9:44 p.m. to a call from the 400 block of 4th Avenue in unincorporated Redwood City, about an alleged assault involving a knife. Deputies say 35-year-old Catalino Ortiz-Perez tried stabbing another man multiple times. Deputies say the victim sustained only minor injuries during the attack.
Ortiz-Perez then fled the scene in a vehicle. Before receiving the call, deputies stopped Ortiz-Perez’s vehicle for an alleged traffic violation. Ortiz-Perez fled on foot, but was “was quickly apprehended,” the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies also found Ortiz-Perez allegedly violated a restraining order unrelated to Saturday night’s incident. They also allegedly found him possessing illegal drugs and allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.
Ortiz-Perez was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of attempted murder, violating a restraining order, resisting arrest, drug possession, and driving while intoxicated. He was being held Sunday morning at the Maguire Correctional Facility without bail.
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