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Police identify man in deadly Thanksgiving Day Midway District stabbing

Posted at 2:10 PM, Dec 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 17:10:38-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police have identified the man suspected of stabbing a 55-year-old to death in the Midway District Thanksgiving Day.

According to San Diego Police, Forrest Robert Brantley, 38, stabbed 55-year-old Robert Frank Erbe around 8 a.m. November 28 on the 3100 block of Sports Arena Boulevard.

Erbe was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries.

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After investigating the stabbing, police learned that Brantley and Erbe got into some sort of fight before Brantley is accused of stabbing Erbe in the neck.

Brantley was last seen walking away from the scene.

He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, police say.

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Authorities believe Brantley is in either San Diego County or Ventura County. He is wanted for the murder investigation as well as for a parole violation.

Anyone who spots him is asked to call 911. Those with information are asked to call San Diego Police at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.