Police: Man, 23, Is Arrested in Connection With Stabbing in Tenino, Police Say

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A 23-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon after Tenino police say he was involved in a stabbing.

The victim is 33, although it wasn’t immediately clear from a Tenino police news release whether the victim was a man or woman.

The stabbing was reported about 4:50 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Sussex Avenue East.

An officer provided first aid to the victim, who was taken to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia with a stab wound to the chest.

The suspect was later found in the 300 block of the Yelm/Tenino trail and booked into the Thurston County jail.

Thurston County Sheriff’s deputies assisted Tenino police with the crime scene and search for the suspect.

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