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.



EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above is from a previous broadcast and will be updated.
Copyright © 2021 KFSN-TV. All Rights Reserved.