Report of dragging in Orange leads police to stabbing victim

Report of dragging in Orange leads police to stabbing victim

Police in Orange received a call at approximately 7:21 p.m. Sunday, August 4, regarding a disturbance in which a male was reportedly dragging a female westbound along Highway 105 near the Orangefield High School. Upon arrival at the scene, police discovered a man had been stabbed at the location. The victim refused to cooperate with police and asked that the investigation be dropped, OPD Captain Cliff Hargrave said. Police speculate the violence was the result of a dispute between the male victim and his girlfriend.

The victim was taken to a hospital in Beaumont for treatment.

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