GRIFFITH PARK—A man was stabbed in Griffith Park on Christmas Eve after he was allegedly taken by force in the vicinity of South Los Angeles by four men.

The victim was taken to a picnic area and was assaulted with a knife. His identity has not been released to the public by authorities.

The suspects managed to flee in an unidentified vehicle. The suspects have not been identified, and the victim did not give a full description of the suspects.

According to police reports, the victim ran to the Ranger Station in Griffith Park and requested help from park rangers. He was immediately transported to a local hospital and is reported to be in stable condition. The Los Angeles Police Department are currently investigating the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspects is asked to contact the LAPD 24 hours a day 7 days a week at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).