Petaluma man arrested in stabbing

Brandon Puehse, 25, was arrested by Petaluma police in connection with a stabbing Saturday morning. 

A 25-year-old Petaluma man was arrested in connection with a stabbing reported early Saturday morning, police said.

About 1:50 a.m., officers responded to reports of a stabbing in the area of B and Fourth streets and found the victim with multiple wounds to his torso, according to police.

Witnesses gave officers a description of the suspect and said there was no apparent reason for the stabbing, police said in a news release.

Officers found a suspect, Brandon Puehse, in the area and arrested him on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. Puehse had the weapon with him, police said.

Puehse was being held at Sonoma County Jail on $30,000 bail, police said.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and has not been already contacted by police is asked to call Detective John Silva at (707) 778-4372.