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Man Stabbed at Redlands Bus Stop: Transient Jailed, Victim Recovering

The incident occurred after 8 p.m. Thursday Aug. 23 at a bus stop on Redlands Boulevard near Alabama Street, according to Redlands police.

An argument at a Redlands bus stop ended with a stabbing Thursday night and a 55-year-old transient was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said in a statement.

The incident occurred after 8 p.m. Thursday Aug. 23 at a bus stop on Redlands Boulevard near Alabama Street, according to Redlands police.

The alleged victim, a 49-year-old man, was sitting at the bus stop when he became involved in an argument with another man, according to Redlands police.

"During the argument, the suspect stabbed the victim in the upper body," the police statement said. "The suspect fled and was located by police a short time later nearby."

The suspect, identified as Ronald Dean Clayton, was arrested and booked at Central Detention Center in San Bernardino.

"The victim was treated by Redlands Fire Department paramedics before being transported to a local hospital where he was admitted for treatment of his wounds," the police statement said.

He was said to be in stable condition.

Clayton, 55, was held Saturday morning on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon causing great bodily injury, according to inmate records. Clayton's bail was listed at $50,000. He has a court appearance Monday in San Bernardino.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681. Callers may remain anonymous.  Anonymous tips can also be provided by texting 274637 using the keyword "REDTIP."

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