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Teen stabbed at Chico City Plaza

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Oct 01 2013 08:52:35 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 01 2013 09:19:24 AM CDT
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CHICO, Calif. -

A Chico teenager is recovering this morning after he was stabbed during a chance encounter at the Chico City Plaza.    

The 19-year-old victim reported the incident just before 7 p.m. Monday.

The victim told police he walked past the suspect, touched him on the shoulder, and asked him how he was doing.

The suspect asked why he did that, pulled a knife and stabbed the victim in the stomach. The injuries are not life-threatening.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20's,  5' 10", 130 pounds.