16-year-old stabbed by coworker at Merced warehouse, police say

Merced police are investigating after a 16-year-old was stabbed multiple times at a warehouse on Wednesday.
MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man wanted in connection to the stabbing of a teen in the North Valley has been identified.

Merced Police 18-year-old Mateo Soriano got into an argument with his 16-year-old co-worker at a facility for OnTrac Delivery Service near West Avenue.

The teen was stabbed three times and flown to a trauma center for treatment.

His condition is not known at this time.

A witness told investigators Soriano and the teen got into a disagreement over work equipment late Wednesday morning, leading to the stabbing.

Police are still searching for Soriano and urge anyone who may know his whereabouts to contact the police department.

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