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Two Men Charged With Attempted Murder In Tustin Stabbing

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(credit: Tustin Police Department)

(credit: Tustin Police Department)

TUSTIN (CBS) — Police said two men were arrested in connection with a stabbing at a Tustin restaurant, leaving three people in serious condition, Friday night.

According to the Tustin Police Department, the stabbing occurred around 11:40 p.m. at Baden Baden restaurant at 645 El Camino Real.

Arriving officers saw a Toyota Corolla speeding from the area, and when police stopped and searched the car, whose driver matched the suspect’s description, they found a knife, police said.

Officials said witnesses identified the driver, Timothy Park, 19, as the alleged stabber. He was arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder.

Police later tracked a second suspect, 21-year-old Benjamin Kang, to a home in Garden Grove. Kang was arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder.

The three victims drove themselves to a nearby hospital and were treated for multiple stab wounds, police said. They are all in serious condition.

The motive for the attack is under investigation.

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