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Teen Wanted in Connection With Stabbing at San Diego County Fair

Authorities are searching for a teen accused of stabbing a man at the San Diego County Fair. 

The stabbing happened shortly before 11 p.m. on July 4 near the swing ride by the west gate when a 22-year-old man was walking with his friend toward the exit, San Diego County Sheriff's officials said. 

The victim had a fight with a teen, authorities said, and at some point during the fight, the victim was stabbed in his upper body. 

The victim survived his injuries, authorities said. 

The suspect and victim do not know each other. No motive was provided. 

The suspect appeared to be 6 or 17 years old, authorities said. He was described as 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. At the time, he was wearing a dark ball cap with the letter "C", a white t-shirt, khaki shorts and white socks. He was seen with five other men, authorities say. 

Authorities are asking for help: if anyone was at the fair on the 4th of July near the west gate, deputies would like to speak with you about what you may have seen at the time of the stabbing.

Anyone with information on this case should call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 966‐3500 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580‐8477. You may be eligible for a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.

No other information was immediately available.

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