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Sunday, September 12, 2021

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Wilshire Division detectives are asking for the public's help in finding witnesses to assist in a daytime multi-stabbing.

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, around 9:15 a.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon stabbing call. A female victim jogger was stopped by the suspect. She then was stabbed in the upper torso with a knife.

She had stopped and took off her headphones, trying to understand what the suspect was yelling at her, when the suspect stabbed her. The suspect then fled on foot. Moments later another call was generated with the same description of the suspect, who was challenging people with a knife.

The suspect is described as a male, Black, bald, standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weighing approximately 200 lbs. The suspect was wearing a baggy purple dark shirt, and gray cargo baggy shorts.

At approximately 9:35 a.m., officers observed a victim sitting on a bus bench at north east corner of Washington Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, the victim was bleeding from the face.

All these incidents happened within half an hour from each other. Detectives believe that these crimes were committed by the same suspect and are seeking the public's help in identifying him. Victims were transported to local hospital and were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.



It is requested that any individuals who may have observed this incident please contact Wilshire Major Assault Crime Detectives at (213) 922-8235. During non-business hours or on the 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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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