Police Search For Road Rage Suspect
Posted by Kyle Maloney on Apr 23, 2013 - 10:52:05 PM
HILLS—At approximately 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, the driver of a white BMW
328i, 2008 or later model, ran down a bicyclist in an alley in the 9000 Block
of Wilshire Boulevard between Wetherly Drive and Almont Drive.
driver was caught on a street camera making a quick turn and then pursuing the
bicyclist with intent to harm. The bicyclist, who sustained non-life
threatening injuries, was purposefully rammed by the vehicle and pinned to a
metal rolling trash bin.
prompted the attack was a road rage incident involving the two traffickers at
the intersection of Doheny Drive and Clifton Way.
Photo courtesy of BHPD.
The scene at the intersection
led to the bicyclist punching the driver of the BMW in the face. Subsequently,
the driver allegedly threatened to kill the bicyclist and followed him into the alley to
make the attack.
Beverly Hills Police Department is searching for the driver of the white BMW,
labeling him an attempted murder suspect. The
suspect is described as a Middle Eastern or white male, mid 30s, with dark
hair, dark eyes and a thin build. The
suspect's vehicle most likely sustained minor front end damage.
who has information that can lead to the identification of the suspect is urged
to contact Detective Eric Hyon at (310) 285-2156 or the Watch Commander at
can be provided anonymously by calling “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS
(8477), or texting the letters TIPLA in addition to your tip to CRIMES
(274637) or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.