Man arrested after investigators say he tried to stab children, others in Tulare County

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Photo of Daniel Chavez provided by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he chased several people, including children, with a knife and tried to stab them.

Around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sheriff’s deputies received a call of a man with a knife. Witnesses told deputies that a man had attempted to stab several people and then chased them with a knife.

Deputies detained Daniel Chavez, 34. Investigators say that Chavez threatened people and chased adults and children with a knife, coming just a few inches from some of them.

Chavez was booked into jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and child endangerment. If you have any information on the case you’re asked to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s office at (800) 808-0488 or at

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