Police: K9 unit apprehends man after stabbing

Police: K9 unit apprehends man after stabbing

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. --  Police arrested a man suspected of stabbing a woman at a Springfield home, police said.

At around 5:40 p.m. Friday, Officers brought a K-9 unit to a reported stabbing near 17th and Main St. in Springfield.

A witness told arriving officers that the suspect was still at the scene, using a knife to cut the tires of a car parked outside of the residence.

An officer and K9 confronted the suspect, identified as 53-year-old Demetrio Guerreroruvio, who immediately surrendered, officials from Springfield Police reported.

Police said that officers went into the house and found a woman who was stabbed in her abdomen. Officials say that the woman knew Guerreroruvio before the stabbing.

Fire crews at the scene treated the woman before she was taken to Sacred Heart at Riverbend.

Guerreroruvio was arrested on assault and menacing charges.

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