Today, at approximately 11:14 am, San Angelo Police Dispatch received a 911 call in reference to a stabbing in the 1700 block of North Pope.
When police arrived they encountered Ruben Stakes DOB 10-14-72 standing in a yard. Police also located a 47 year old Hispanic female with multiple stab wounds to various parts of her body. The female victim was treated by San Angelo Fire Department Medics and transported to Shannon Medical Center.
It was learned through investigation Stakes was in a dating relationship with the female victim and had assaulted the female victim with a knife. Stakes was taken into custody without incident.
The female victim's current condition is not known at this time. The victim did require surgery for her injuries.
Stakes was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with Aggravated Assault on a Family or Household Member with a Deadly Weapon.