Stabbing suspects arrested by Tustin police


The Tustin Police Department has arrested two suspects in a stabbing that happened recently at a convenience store.

A clerk was stabbed during a robbery at about 11:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at the 7-Eleven at 610 West First Street in Tustin. Police have been searching for the two men involved in the robbery.

The clerk, though currently hospitalized, is expected to make a full recovery.

The Tustin Police Department released these images of the two suspects.

The two men, Jorge Josue Palacios, 20, and Joe Josue Ortuno-Ortuno, 18, both of Tustin were arrested Friday, August 10 by Tustin police. Both men are being held in Orange County Jail on charges of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

Jorge Josue Palacios.
Photo provided by the Tustin Police Department

Joe Josue Ortuno-Ortuno. Photo provided by the Tustin Police Department

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective David Nguyen at 714-573-3372 or 714-573-3220.