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SLO Man Arrested After Argument Results In Stabbing

San Luis Obispo, CA — Yesterday at 1:53 a.m. officers from the San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to Madonna Road Apartments, 1564 Madonna Road, for a reported stabbing that had just occurred.
 
30-year-old Milton Flores and 27-year-old Jose Paul Garcia are neighbors and had a verbal argument over a civil issue.  At the end of the argument, Flores assaulted Garcia with a knife.  Garcia’s mother 45-year-old Maria Tafolla attempted to intervene and she was subsequently stabbed in the hand with the knife.  
 
Tafolla was transported to the hospital and treated for her injuries receiving several stitches.  Neither Flores nor Garcia was injured in the incident.
 
Flores was transported to San Luis Obispo County Jail and booked for assault with a deadly weapon.  Bail was set at $25,000.00.
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