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Stabbing in Liberal: UPDATE

KSCB News - March 5, 2014 12:02 pm


On Wednesday, March 05, 2014 at about 1:45 p.m., Junior Sanchez and Desirae Wood were located during a traffic stop at 2nd and Kansas. Two other adults were apprehended at that time without incident.

Investigators have arrested a twenty one year old male, a twenty one year old female and an eighteen year old male in connection with the stabbing. Affidavits will be filed with the Seward County Attorney for the determination of formal charges.

This investigation is ongoing.

Any person that might have information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Liberal Police Department at (620)626-0150 or the Crime Hotline at (620)624-4000. Person(s) that provide information leading to the arrest of those responsible for this crime are eligible for a reward.

On Monday, March 03, 2014 at about 9:50 p.m., officers responded to Southwest Medical Center for a report of two victims of knife wounds. Responding officers contacted a 36 year old male and a 37 year old male with apparent injuries. Investigators learned that an altercation had occurred at 902 S. Washington. Both victims received lacerations during the altercation and were treated at Southwest Medical Center. Their injuries were not life threatening. Investigators are seeking two individuals for questioning in this case. The first is Junior Sanchez, a 21 year old male. He is about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Sanchez has tattoos on both forearms. The second is Desirae Wood, a 21 year old female. She is about 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 100 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes. They are believed to be together.


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