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Tulsa police: Suspect arrested in stabbing at Woodland Hills Mall

Posted at 5:00 PM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 09:27:50-04

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police arrested a suspect in a stabbing at the Dillard's at Woodland Hills Mall.

Police arrested 19-year-old David Alvarado Tuesday evening for assault and battery with a deadly weapon. Police said Mingo Valley officers responded to a stabbing Monday around 3 p.m. in south Tulsa.

Authorities said the victim, a 71-year-old man, was shopping in the store. He saw a young man stealing merchandise and confronted him. The suspect pulled out a knife and then stabbed the victim once in the chest or abdomen area, according to police.

TPD said the victim was taken to a local hospital and is stable after surgery.

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