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Parolee arrested in stabbing on Sacramento light-rail train

A parolee is in jail following a Wednesday afternoon stabbing on a light-rail train.

The incident was reported about 2:23 p.m. at Alhambra Boulevard and S Street in Sacramento. A police officer near a light-rail station was hailed regarding a stabbing. As the officer approached the train, passengers were running from the train and pointed out the suspect to the officer, according to a Sacramento Police Department account.

The man ran off into a residential area, and officers set up a perimeter. After locating the victim of the assault, officers called in a K9 team to search the neighborhood.

A police dog, Kye, located the suspect hiding behind a detached garage at a residence. Officers took the man into custody, and he was identified by the victim and witnesses as the suspect in the stabbing, according to police.

He was identified as Marquez Feagin, 42.

Feagin was booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and violation of parole. He is being held in lieu of $2,145,000 bail, according to inmate information available online.

Feagin has a lengthy criminal history and has served prison sentences for offenses including assault with a deadly weapons, causing corporal injury to a spouse or co-habitant, and burglary, according to Sacramento Superior Court records available online.