Sioux County authorities are searching for a male suspect in connection with a stabbing incident that happened Tuesday.
The incident occurred just before 9pm Tuesday about five miles southwest of Rock Valley.
A caller on 911 advised Sioux County dispatchers that he was bringing in a stabbing victim by vehicle. The victim is a 21 year old man from Orange City, who was transferred to McKennon Hospital in Sioux Falls. His name has not been released.
Sioux County deputies arrested two 19 year old people as material witnesses in connection with the stabbing: They are Isidro Topete and Tony Chavez, both of Orange City.
Late Wednesday morning, deputies attempted to stop a vehicle six miles southwest of Rock Valley in connection with the investigation.
The driver, who was the occupant of the vehicle, stopped on the roadway and ran into a cornfield. Officers pursued on foot but were unable to locate the suspect who remains at large.
He is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s with a small trimmed beard. Anyone with information on the stabbing should contact the Sioux County Sheriff's Office.