Harlingen saloon stabbing suspect arrested

Policarpio Paul Rios III // Harlingen PD

Authorities arrested the suspect involved in the Harlingen saloon stabbing that left one woman injured.

Throughout an investigation, police arrested Policarpio Paul Rios III Wednesday.

The stabbing happened early Sunday morning the 24-year-old was taken out of the Foxy Lady Saloon in Harlingen after causing a disturbance inside the establishment.

Police said that Rios was escorted out of the business by a bouncer.

According to authorities, the woman followed Rios and the bouncer outside.

Rios reportedly pulled out a knife and threatened to stab both the bouncer and woman.

The Harlingen Police Department said Rios stabbed the woman in her left knee, and then fled the scene.

A judge charged Rios with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

A total bond of $150,000 was set for the 24-year-old.

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