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Police seek suspect who stabbed security guard in Carlsbad

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CARLSBAD (CNS) - Carlsbad police were on the lookout Friday for a tattooed man who stabbed a security guard in his head.

The security guard was on routine patrol when he confronted the suspect near a Dumpster behind 7110 Avenida Encinas about 7 p.m. Thursday, according to Carlsbad police.

The suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the guard in his head, police said. The guard was treated at a local hospital and expected to survive, they said.

The suspect, who fled on foot, was described as white, 20-30 years old and about 6 feet tall, with a thin build and multiple tattoos on his right arm.

He had shoulder length dark brown hair, wore dark pants and white tennis shoes and was unshaven or had a short beard, police said.

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