Deputies respond to report of assault in Newhall

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can be reached by calling 661-260-4000.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in Newhall. 

Deputies responded to a report of a stabbing near the intersection of Newhall Avenue and Meadowridge at approximately  9:25 p.m. Thursday. 

The victim was reportedly stabbed by an unknown assailant, who cut the victim’s hand with a weapon that’s believed to be a knife. However, the weapon used is part of what’s under investigation as of 11:30 p.m.

The female victim appeared to sustain a cut to the index finger and went to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for treatment. There were no arrests in connection with the incident as of 11:30 p.m., according to Lt. Rod Loughridge of the SCV Sheriff’s Station. 

Fire officials reported they were on the scene at 9:30 p.m. for approximately 19 minutes, but did not have a record of a transport to the hospital, according to Supervisor Michael Pittman of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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