Suspect, 18, arrested for stabbing, attempted carjacking at San Diego International Airport

Posted at 12:33 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 16:12:13-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A suspect accused of stabbing a man multiple times in a San Diego airport parking lot was nabbed at the border this week.

San Diego Harbor Police said Alberto Moreno Jauregui, 18, was arrested Monday at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in connection with the stabbing that occurred on Oct. 28 in San Diego International Airport's economy parking lot.

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Police said Jauregui, armed with a knife, approached a man and woman in the process of loading their vehicle, before grabbing the woman around her neck and demanding the keys to the vehicle. The man intervened, leading to a fight.

During the fight, Jauregui stabbed the man multiple times before fleeing the scene, police said.

The man was brought to a nearby hospital and treated. The woman was not injured.

Jauregui was booked into San Diego County Jail and charged with attempted murder, attempted kidnapping, attempted carjacking and serious bodily injury.

Jauregui is being held on no bail and is due in court on Nov. 9.