Stabbing reported in Outlook Christmas morning

A woman reported to the Yakima County Sheriff's office that her son was stabbed just before 1 a.m. on Christmas day, this past Friday.

The stabbing was reported at 50 S. Outlook Road, where the woman said a man wearing a gray sweatshirt and red pants stabbed her son and fled on foot across the freeway.

The victim was stabbed in the hand and refused medical attention, according to Sheriff's deputies. The case is active and under investigation.

In an unrelated incident 30 minutes later at 10 S. First Ave. in Outlook, deputies arrested Elias Mendoza, 18, on charges of assaulting a police officer. The Sheriff's office noted that Mendoza allegedly spit in a deputy's face and became aggressive.

Also Christmas Day, deputies fielded a complaint from the 1800 block of Allen Road regarding noise from a loud party. That same day, a dog bite was reported at 1:21 p.m. in the 500 block of Fern Street in Mabton.

Near Sunnyside on Christmas day, deputies were called to the 1600 block of Bishop Road, where residents in the area were reportedly firing a .22 rifle.

Just before 8 p.m. on Christmas day, deputies were again called to the Sunnyside area when two cars were reportedly racing in the 2700 block of Murray Road. The incident was phoned in by a five-year-old child.

Also near Sunnyside yesterday, Sunday, a hit-and-run accident was reported in the 200 block of Maple Grove Road when a motorist rammed into a fence and left the scene.


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