Boise Police looking for person of interest, witness after stabbing

Posted at 10:00 AM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 12:00:05-04

BOISE, Idaho — Boise Police are asking for help finding a person of interest and a witness to a stabbing on May 24 just before noon. The stabbing happened on the 1500 block of River Street and a victim was found with injuries to his hand and face from a sharp object.

An initial investigation shows a female witness walked by two men and had a brief exchange with them before the men got into a fight. The person of interest was identified as 59-year-old Nathan Rideb, also known as Omak. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Rideb and the victim knew each other prior to the incident.

Officers have been unable to locate Rideb since the incident. If you know where he is or have information about the female witness, call Ada County Dispatch at 208-377-6790.