Los Angeles Police Department

Man Faking to Be Wheelchair Bound on Hollywood Boulevard Accused in Stabbing

May 17, 2018 - 3:18 pm

LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Police have gone public with images from security video connected to a disturbing attempted murder investigation on Hollywood Boulevard.

Police say a man in his 20s was stabbed and severely injured.  They say the attacker was a man armed with a knife, sitting in a wheelchair.

Officer Tony Im, of the LAPD tells KNX the victim was hospitalized.  The suspect in the wheelchair fled. 

The attack happened last Saturday, May 12 around 10 a.m.  It happened on Hollywood Boulevard, near Cherokee Avenue.  Security images show the suspect, sitting in the wheelchair, his head is covered.  Police consider him armed and dangerous.