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Friday, October 30, 2015

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Cyclist Sought After Collision with Pedestrian NR15871mjl

Los Angeles: On October 15, 2015, Levon Avetisyan, a 77-year-old resident of Los Angeles, was crossing Glendale Boulevard just north of 1st Street when he was struck by a bicyclist riding northbound on Glendale Boulevard. Mr. Avetisyan suffered severe head trauma and was taken to a local hospital by paramedics from LAFD, he remains in grave condition. The unknown bicyclist left the area before he was identified by police.

Anyone with information concerning the bicyclist is asked to contact the LAPD Central Traffic Division Detectives at 213-833-3713. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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