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Two Hollister women arrested after allegedly stabbing a woman in the San Benito Riverbed, deputies say

San Benito County Sheriff's Office

HOLLISTER, Calif. (KION-TV)- The San Benito County Sheriff's Office confirmed that two Hollister women were arrested on attempted murder charges after allegedly stabbing a woman in the San Benito Riverbed.

Deputies said that the stabbing took place around 3:18 p.m. in a section of the Riverbed located off of 4th Street and San Juan Hollister Road.

Deputies said that the incident started when wo Hollister women in their 30s allegedly slashed a woman's tent with the woman inside.

Investigators said that the victim confronted both suspects and she was allegedly held down and then stabbed in the upper torso.

Deputies located a woman who was living in the riverbed. Investigators said that they located a woman with a stab wound to her upper torso.

The woman was transported to a local trauma for further treatment.

Investigators were able to locate two suspects who were leaving the area and deputies found that the suspects were in possession of a knife that was allegedly used in the stabbing.

Both suspects were arrested and booked into the San Benito County Jail on multiple charges including attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Deputies said that the suspects seemed to know where the woman lived but they were not related.

If you have any information regarding this case, you are asked to contact the San Benito County Sheriff's Office.

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