BPD: Hate crime led to three people stabbed

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Three people were stabbed Sunday night in what Bakersfield police are calling a hate crime.
 
It started about 9 p.m. in the 5600 block of Stine Road.
 
Police found three adults suffering from minor stab wounds, police said.  Two people, Seth Mills, 21, and James Alfter, 31, were arrested for the attack.
 
The attack was racially motivated, police said.
 
Mills is booked on hate crime charges, as well as carjacking, assault with a deadly weapon, conspiring to commit a crime and battery.  He is being held on $100,000 dollars bail.
 
Alfter is booked for committing a hate crime, carjacking and conspiring to commit a crime.
 
He is being held on $70,000 dollars bail.  Both are due in court wednesday.
 
Anyone with information is encouraged to call BPD at 327-7111. 

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