Police arrest boy in connection to Sunnyside stabbing

SUNNYSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE -- On 01/25/14 at between midnight and 1 AM, Officers were called to Parkland Homes 131 E. Parkland Dr in the City of Sunnyside, for a report of a stabbing that had occurred near one of the trailers. Officers arrested a Juvenile Male for Assault 2nd degree

The incident occurred when the Suspect went to a trailer in Parkland homes armed with a kitchen knife and confronted the victim; the Suspect believed that the Victim had attempted to break into his mother’s car just moments earlier. Upon confronting the victim a fight ensued and the Suspect stabbed the victim in the side.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non life threatening injuries.

The Juvenile Male was booked in to Yakima County Juvenile Detention.

The incident is not believed to be gang related.