Suspects in Stabbing

GLENDALE (CNS) – Two men suspected in a stabbing in a food truck in Glendale that caused two victims to be hospitalized have been arrested, police said Thursday.

Officers responded to the 300 block of West Broadway, near Central Avenue, around 11 p.m. on June 14 to a report about two victims stabbed in the area, according to Sgt. Victor Jackson, the Glendale Police Department’s public information officer.

Two men approached a food truck, brandishing a knife, prompting a male customer to intervene, which resulted in him being stabbed, Jackson said.

Police said both victims were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two suspects were identified as 23-year-old Jerald Zaroukian of Northridge and 28-year-old Guadalupe Reyna of Bakersfield, Jackson said.

Zaroukian was on probation and had been previously arrested by the Glendale Police Department, Jackson said.

Detectives located the suspects at Zaroukian’s home in Northridge and requested the assistance of the Glendale Police Department’s SWAT team to ensure a safe apprehension of the two suspects, Jackson said.

Both victims have been released from the hospital and are recovering from their injuries.

Anyone with information regarding the stabbings was urged to call the Glendale Police Department at 818-548-4911. Tipsters who choose to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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