Two people stabbed in Encinitas; bar patrons detain suspected assailant

Stabbing happened just before midnight on South Coast Highway south of E Street


Two men were stabbed in Encinitas late Saturday night, Feb. 19, a sheriff’s official said.

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Deputies responded to a bar on South Coast Highway, south of E Street, to a reported stabbing just before midnight, Lt. Chris Galve said.

The deputies provided first aid, and paramedics took at least one of the victims to a hospital, Gavle said.

Bar patrons had detained the suspected assailant, and deputies took him into custody.

No further details were immediately available.