Police arrest stabbing suspect
Fort Collins Police arrested a suspect for stabbing another man on Thursday morning.
At 10:29 a.m. on April 16, 2020, Fort Collins 911 received a report that a man had been stabbed in the 1200 block of Magnolia Street. The victim entered a nearby restaurant and employees called for help. Responding officers quickly located the suspect, Travis Spain (DOB 12/09/81), and safely took him into custody. Investigators determined that Spain and the victim had been involved in an altercation outside, during which Spain is believed to have stabbed the man.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Spain was arrested for First Degree Assault (class 3 felony) and booked into the Larimer County Jail. A booking photo is attached courtesy of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
“I appreciate the rapid response of our community members who called for help and the officer who arrived within one minute to provide life-saving care to this victim,” said Investigations Division Lieutenant Adam McCambridge. “Their quick assistance made a significant difference in the outcome of this incident.”
Anyone with information about this incident who has not spoken to police may contact Detective Dustin Wier at 970-221-6895 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at www.stopcriminals.org.
All charges are simply an accusation by law enforcement officers, and any arrested party must be presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.