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.
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.