Arrests made after robbery, stabbing in Clovis

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A Clovis man is recovering Friday from stab wounds after being attacked and robbed. (KFSN)

A Clovis man is recovering Friday from stab wounds after being attacked and robbed.

It happened at an apartment complex at Second and Pollasky Avenues near Downtown Clovis.

Clovis Police were called to the apartment complex at shortly after 3 a.m.

"They contacted a male victim at the scene who had suffered from stab wounds several stab wounds," Capt. Tom Roberts of the Clovis Police Department said.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he's listed in stable condition and is expected to recover.

The suspects in the stabbing, a man and woman, are accused of robbing the man, and stealing his Cadillac. The California Highway Patrol and Kings County Sheriff's deputies pulled over the car on Highway 41 near Lemoore.

Isaac Briceno of Fresno and Jamie Linares of Lemoore were arrested by the CHP.

Clovis police want to emphasize this was not a random attack.

"He was familiar with the female victim and he provided that information to officers," Roberts said.

Several residents of the apartment complex and their management said they were unaware of the incident. Neighbors say this is normally a safe and quiet area.

The two suspects are being held in the Fresno County jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, robbery and auto theft.
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