A homeless man suspected of stabbing another man in an unincorporated area near Indio was arrested Wednesday.
The stabbing occurred around 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 84400 block of Manila Street, just east of the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his non-life- threatening stab wound, authorities said. Sheriff’s deputies, assisted by Indio police, swept the area for the suspect, but had not located him that day.
Around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, deputies located the suspect, identified as 51-year-old Raul Guillen of Indio, in the area of Doctor Carreon Boulevard and Van Buren Street in Indio and took him into custody.
Guillen was booked into the Riverside County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, authorities said.
Guillen was being held in lieu of $75,000 bail and is expected to appear in court at 8 a.m. Friday, according to online inmate records.