Assault with a Deadly Weapon Suspect Sought NR21217ml

August 17, 2021

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Area detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a violent attack.

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, around 2:00 p.m., an assault with a deadly weapon occurred near the intersection of 1st Street and Spring Street. During a protest, the suspect used a knife or a sharp object to stab the victim once in the upper right chest area.

Los Angeles Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, long blonde hair, black bandana, black hoodie, black skinny jeans with holes in knees, and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Central Area Detective Cheng at (213) 996-1248. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.