Man Arrested in Stabbing Involving Fake Wolf Pack Tickets

Simon Cordova Rios Jr. courtesy Washoe County Sheriff's Office
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RENO, NV - Reno police have arrested a man they believe was involved in the stabbing of another man near the University of Nevada, Reno.

Police say the victim had bought what turned out to be fake Wolf Pack football tickets in August 2014, then confronted the ticket seller after he realized the tickets were fake. The attacker stabbed the victim several times in the leg with a pocket knife.

The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Using witness information and other tips, Wednesday, January 14, 2015, police tracked Simon Cordova Rios Jr. to an area along Plumb Lane in Reno and arrested him. He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, battery and resisting a public officer. Total bail is set at $21,000.

Police are still investigating and say more people may have been involved.