A 19-year-old from Camp Pendleton is recovering from being stabbed in the thigh with a knife during an evening walk Sunday on the Hosp Grove trail near , according to a press release.
The victim, Alexander Marti, contacted the Carlsbad Police Department at 5:44 p.m. Sunday and reported he had been stabbed in the right thigh while fighting with two adult males in the Hosp Grove.
Marti told police he was walking the trails in Hosp Grove and became involved in a verbal argument with two men. Marti said he got into a wrestling match with one of them and the other took out a knife and stabbed him. Marti told police the suspect ran northbound from the area after the attack.
Marti was transported to Scripps Hospital in La Jolla where he was treated and released.
Carlsbad Police officers searched the area with a police K9 and with the assistance of the San Diego Sheriff’s ASTREA helicopter. Officers were not able to locate the two suspects.
Anyone with information regarding this assault or who knows the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call the Carlsbad Police Department. The suspects are described as two black males between the age of 20-22.