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Monday, February 20, 2012

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Los Angeles: LAPD Hollywood Area detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information about a man who stabbed three men in Hollywood.

On February 19, 2012, around 2:15 AM, LAPD Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a radio call regarding a stabbing at the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard. Upon arrival they discovered three males had been stabbed. Los Angeles Fire Department rescue personnel responded to the location and treated the three males. Two of the male victims were taken to a local hospital and the third told paramedics that he would seek his own medical treatment.

The Hollywood detective’s investigation revealed that the stabbing suspect is described as a 30 to 45-year-old male Hispanic with a shaved head and mustache. He was also wearing a blue “Pendleton" type flannel jacket. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Hollywood Detectives Lance Jurado or Bill Wilson at 213-972-2967. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.