Los Angeles police release description of man suspected in vaccine protest stabbing
Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person they believe is responsible for stabbing another person during a vaccine protest that turned violent in front of City Hall on Saturday.
The stabbing happened around 2 p.m. near 1st and Spring streets, police said.
“During a protest, the suspect used a knife or a sharp object to stab the victim once in the upper right chest area,” police said.
The suspect is described as a white or Latino male with long blonde hair, police said. The suspect was last seen wearing a bandana, hoodie and skinny jeans with holes in the knees — all black.
The suspect was also last seen wearing a pair of white tennis shoes, police said.
Anyone with information about the person’s whereabouts is asked to contact Central Area Det. Cheng at 213-996-1248.
During nonbusiness hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) 527-3247.
Those who wish to make an anonymous tip can call L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org.
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