At around 4 a.m., the Sheriff's Office was notified by a nearby resident that the victim was trying to force himself into the resident's home on Eucalyptus Drive in McKinleyville. When deputies arrived on scene, the victim said he was attacked at his residence on the 2500 block of Daffodil Road by an adult male and two women he met at an Arcata bar and invited to his home. Deputies found a bloody knife in the victim's driveway during a warranted search of the house.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition, according to the release.
The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity to call the office at 707-445-7251 or its crime tip line at 707-268-2539.