(El Centro Police investigating a strange case)….Police say they are looking into an assault that turned into a stabbing that turned in a disappearance.
Police were called to 12th and Holt after receiving a disturbance call. They found 21 year old Ivan Castillo, who reportedly had been assaulted and then stabbed. The stab wound was not life threatening. Castillo was taken to El Centro Regional Medical Center for treatment. Police were called about 4 hours later. They were told Castillo had walked out of the hospital before he was discharged. He was wearing the medical gown, with IV’s in his arm. Police are investigating the whole incident, and looking for Castillo as part of that investigation.