Abrego Fight Leads to Hospitalization of Stabbed Isla Vistans


Thomas Alexander
Isla Vista Beat Reporter

A fight broke out on the 6600 block of Abrego Road early Sunday morning, Oct. 7, leaving two stabbing victims in Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital and several additional assault victims in other local hospitals.

Santa Barbara County officers and deputies arrived at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital at approximately 12:40 a.m. on Sunday morning to investigate reports of the two stabbing victims, but have not yet apprehended a perpetrator.

One suspect who was seen leaving the scene of the fight was described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, 140-150 pounds and 22 years old. Her hair was black and pulled back into a ponytail. She exited the scene in an unknown direction, and police are still working to track down leads regarding the fight.

This story will be appended following further investigation.

Police urge anyone with information regarding this assault to contact the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department at (805) 681-4100, UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-877-800-9100.