Sacto 9-1-1
November 14, 2012
Arrest made in stabbing at Sikh Temple in Yuba City

The Sutter County Sheriff's Office today announced the arrest of a Yuba City man in connection with a stabbing at a Sikh Temple on Sunday.

Mangal Singh Sanghera, 43, was arrested and booked into the Sutter County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and violation of probation, according to a Sheriff's Department news release.

Sheriff's deputies responded shortly after 6:30 p.m Sunday to the Sikh Temple in the 2400 block of Tierra Buena Road in Yuba City, where 50 to 100 people were reported fighting with sticks. When they arrived, deputies found a 30-year-old man with a stab wound to his upper body.

Through further investigation, Sanghera was identified as one of the people responsible, officials said. The motive for the stabbing remains under investigation.

Detectives believe there may be witnesses who have yet to come forward and they anticipate more arrests, according to the news release.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (530) 822-7307, of "Leave a Tip" on the sheriff's website at

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