SAN DIMAS ( — A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly stabbing his childhood friend with a kitchen knife.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Matthew Anderson was taken into custody for assault with a deadly weapon.

Just before 11:30 a.m., a woman called California Highway Patrol officers to report that her husband had been stabbed in the face by another man, authorities said.

Deputies were sent to a residence located in the 400 block of Conestoga Road.

Officials said they encountered the caller alongside her husband in front of the residence. Anderson was inside of the home.

The victim was transported to a hospital with moderate injuries that appeared to not be life-threatening. It was unclear why the attack occurred.

According to authorities, the married couple were house guests of Anderson. It was unclear, however, how long the couple had been staying at his home.

A LASD sergeant said intermittent phone conversations were established with Anderson. He was initially inside of his home, but later left on foot.

Just after 1:30 p.m., Anderson surrendered after phone negotiations completed to the sergeant and his mother near Fifth Street and Eucla Avenue, officials explained.

Authorities said three juveniles that were inside of Anderson’s home were found unharmed. It was unclear if they were related to the victim or Anderson in any way.

Anderson is being held at the San Dimas Station on $30,000. Deputies learned he also had outstanding warrants totaling $85,000, but did not disclose what incidents they were from.

His arraignment is scheduled for Tuesday in Pomona.


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