LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man who stabbed two people in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles over the weekend remained at large today.
At about 9:15 a.m. Saturday, officers responding to an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon call reported that a woman had been stopped by a suspect and stabbed in the upper body with a knife, the LAPD reported.
“She had stopped and took off her headphones, trying to understand what the suspect was yelling at her, when the suspect stabbed her,'' police said in a statement. “The suspect fled on foot. Moments later another call was generated with the same description of the suspect, who was challenging people with a knife.''
About 20 minutes later, officers saw a person on a bus bench who was bleeding from the face, police said. Both victims were taken to hospitals and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Police released security video of the suspect, described as about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. He was wearing a dark purple baggy shirt and gray baggy cargo shorts.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call detectives at 213-922-8235, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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