Regional
3:34 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Police Make Arrest in Stabbing

Las Cruces – Las Cruces Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing on Tuesday night.

58-year-old Pablo Nuanes of the 300 block of El Molino Boulevard, is charged with one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and one count of tampering with evidence.

The 49-year-old victim suffered one stab wound to his neck and a severed toe. He was flown to University Medical Center of El Paso where he was listed in stable condition.

Police say the two men were involved in an altercation before the stabbing.

Nuanes is being held at the Dona Ana County Detention Center on $15,000 bond.