Attempted Murder Suspect Captured on Camera NR17128ti

May 5, 2017

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Wilshire Division Major Assault Crimes
detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an
attempted murder suspect captured on video.

On April 22, 2017, around 6:15 a.m., officers responded to the area
of Crescent Heights and Wilshire Boulevard for an assault with a
deadly weapon call. Upon arrival, they found a victim suffering
from a six inch laceration to the back of his head. The victim was
transported by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics to a local
Hospital for his injuries.

The investigation revealed the suspect was riding a bicycle when he
approached the victim from behind. The suspect got off of his
bicycle and struck the victim over the head with an unknown hard
object. The suspect fled the location on his bicycle.

Due to the nature of the victim’s injuries, the victim is unable to
provide detectives with any additional information.

The
suspect is described as a male, White, 40-50 years old,
approximately 6 feet 1 inches tall, short grey hair. He was last
seen wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, checkered shorts,
riding on a possible white/silver mountain bike with a basket on
the front.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact
Wilshire Major Assault Crimes Detective’s Detective Chapman at
(213) 922-8230 or Detective Delgadillo at (213) 922-8235. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
(800-222-8477). Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and
click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”