UPDATE: Karen Valadez, who was wanted in connection with a fight that involved two knives and a bat and left another woman with multiple stab wounds last month, turned herself in to the Fresno County Jail on Wednesday night, the Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday, Nov. 2.
She is being held in lieu of $95,000 bail.
A woman is on the run after being in a fight that involved two knives and a bat and left another woman with multiple stab wounds Saturday, Oct. 14 in Fresno, California.
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Karen Valdez, 29, of Fresno, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and mayhem.
On Oct. 14, deputies were called to the 3400 block of East Clinton Avenue for a call of a disturbance involving knives and a bat. When officers arrived, everyone had left the scene.
A short time later, a woman with multiple non-life threatening stab wounds was brought to Community Regional Medical Center. Deputies determined she was a victim from the disturbance call.
After interviewing the victim, deputies learned that the victim knew Valdez and had agreed to meet her to settle a disagreement.
When the victim arrived, Valdez, armed with two knives, and a man, armed with a bat, came out from a residence.
The victim and Valdez began to fight, which led to Valdez stabbing the victim several times, according to the sheriff’s office.
Detectives have been trying to locate Valdez.
Sheriff’s Detectives are asking if anyone has any information about where Valdez is located that they call Detective Adrian Villegas at 559-600-821, Sheriff Dispatch at 559-600-3111 or Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867.