A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of eight attacks on
Hector Resendez was arrested Friday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, the
An earlier attack on a 56-year-old victim was reported at 5:30 a.m. Friday, authorities said.
In that incident, which occurred on a Metro bus near the intersection of Avenue 26 and Figueroa Street in Cypress Park, the victim was stabbed with a screwdriver, according to reports.
The first assault in the string of eight attacks was reported June 16, according to the
In the attacks, the suspect would take a seat behind the victims and attack as the bus came to a stop, sheriff's Cmdr. Ronene Anda told KCBS-TV Channel 2.
"As the bus is coming to a stop ... he gets up and grabs his weapon and stabs the victim once or twice," he said.