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Stabbing suspect sought by EPD

Escondido police are seeking a suspect in a stabbing that happened July 20.

At about 12:35 p.m., Monday, July 20 Escondido Police officers responded to 131 North Beech St. after receiving a call of a family disturbance.

Officers arrived on scene and learned that Travis Thomas, 28, of Escondido, had become involved in an argument with his stepfather. The argument led to Thomas allegedly stabbing the victim with a knife and inflicting serious injuries, including a life-threatening stab wound to the neck. Thomas fled the scene prior to the officer’s arrival.

The victim was transported to Palomar Medical Center where he was treated for multiple stab wounds. The victim is in stable condition.

According to the Escondido Police Department, there is probable cause to arrest Thomas for attempted murder. Thomas is described as a white male adult, 6 feet tall, 195 pounds. His head is shaved and he wears a goatee. Thomas should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Travis Thomas should contact the Escondido Police Department.

To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call the Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via the department’s Web site at

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