Suspect arrested in attempted murder in Mount Vernon

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A man wanted for an attempted murder and burglary in Mount Vernon was arrested on Sunday.

At about 5:23 p.m. on June 18, Mount Vernon officers responded to a report of an assault on Willow Lane.

When officers arrived, they contacted a 48-year-old man who had been stabbed by a man he knew.

The seriously injured 48-year-old man was transported to Skagit Valley Hospital with multiple stab wounds.

Officers searched the area for the suspect, who had fled on foot, but he could not be found.

The suspect, 24-year-old Chazz Arthur Orcutt, was recognized by a citizen, who then called police. Orcutt was arrested without incident and booked into the Skagit County Community Justice Center.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked contact the Mount Vernon Police Department at 360-336-6271 or police dispatch at 360-428-3211.