Man stabbed in Bradenton bar

Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on June 22, 2014 

MANATEE -- A man was stabbed during a fight at a Bradenton bar early Sunday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 2:45 a.m., the victim and his girlfriend were at El Paisanos, 5803 15th St. E., when an argument started with another man, who stabbed the victim in the chest and abdomen, according to a news release.

The attacker fled northbound from the bar in a minivan and was not found, according to the sheriff's office.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information about what happened can call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-TIPS.

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