Hollywood Blvd. Stabber Wanted

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspect responsible for stabbing a man on Hollywood Boulevard. According to the LAPD Blog, the incident occurred on Saturday, May 12 around 10:00 a.m., the victim, a male in his 20s, was in the 6600 block of Hollywood Boulevard.

The victim had approached the suspect, a male in a wheelchair, who was smoking near a business. The victim and suspect had a brief argument and the male in the wheelchair stood up, armed with a knife, and stabbed the victim in the arm. The victim walked away from the suspect, as people walked back and forth unaware of what had transpired. The suspect immediately fled the scene of the crime.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery due to the severity of the injury. Hollywood investigators have collected surveillance footage of the suspect. The suspect is described as an African-American male, 30-40 years of age with a medium build. The name of the victim has not been disclosed to the public.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Hollywood Detectives, Officer Danielson at (213)972-2937. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.

Tipsters may visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.