License denial prompts stabbings

A man seeking a business license Tuesday at the Guatuso municipal building flipped out when he was denied and stabbed two persons, said the Fuerza Pública.

Officers detained the stabbing suspect, identified by the last name of Pérez, a short distance away. He was riding on his bike.

Officers said a municipal worker suffered a stab wound to the stomach and that a visitor to the office also was wounded. That man suffered stab wounds to the chest and back, police said.

The injured went to a hospital in San Carlos.

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