LASD Asking the Public for Help Identifying Attempted Murder Suspect

February 27, 2019 - 9:19 am

(KNX 1070) -- Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an attempted murder suspect.   
The incident occurred Sunday, February 10, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., on the 5900 block of Atlantic Boulevard in the city of Maywood. The suspect entered the location and stabbed a 63-year-old Latino man with a knife in the upper torso in an unprovoked attack.
The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 25-30 years old, 5’6” tall, with a beard. He was wearing a black jacket, a blue shirt, blue sweatpants, black shoes and a black hat -- similar to the one seen in the picture.
The suspect was last seen on foot, heading north on Atlantic Boulevard and out of view.
The victim was immediately transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries and is expected to survive.
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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department East Los Angeles Station, Detective Sanchez at (323) 264-4451.