SARASOTA -- A man told Sarasota police he was stabbed in the chest early Wednesday by a man dressed as a woman, according to police.
Officers found the victim about 1 a.m. near the intersection of 16th Street and North Tamiami Trail.
The victim told officers "the suspect who stabbed him was a male dressed as a female," a news release states.
Police later arrested Ricardo Toro and charged him with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He was being held without bond at the Sarasota County jail.
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Toro's boyfriend, Joshua Gaudette, was also charged with battery. Officers say he punched the victim in the head, according to the report. Gaudette was being held on $500 bond.