Riverside County Sheriff deputies investigate a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night near Bear Claw Tattoo. The cause of the stabbing is still under investigation. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

The assailant in the Tuesday night stabbing has been arrested. After an extensive investigation, the Riverside Sheriff’s Hemet Station team arrested him Thursday evening. More information will be forthcoming Friday.

Tuesday night, a man was stabbed near Highway 243 in the center of Idyllwild. Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, subsequently ending up in ICU. His lungs and liver were punctured.