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      Suspect in La Feria stabbing remains at large

      La Feria Police Chief Don Garcia

      Authorities are asking for the public's help to put a knife-wielding suspect behind bars.

      La Feria police are looking for Martin Silva as the suspect in a stabbing that has left a man hospitalized.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that it all happened at a party on the 900 block of Tichenor Lane back on December 26th.

      Police Chief Don Garcia said Silva is accused a stabbing a man once in the stomach.

      "The concern right now is to have this individual's whereabouts so that we can pick him up, Chief Garcia said.

      Silva is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a slim build in his early 20's.

      Chief Garcia said Silva apparently has a long rap sheet and could be hiding out in the Santa Rosa area or Houston.

      Anyone with information should contact La Feria police at (956) 797-3121.