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January 4, 2022

North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the stabbing of 50-year-old Robert James Mosca.

On January 1, 2022, around 1:35 a.m., North Hollywood Area Patrol Officers responded to a radio call of an “ADW Cutting”, near the corner of Sarah Street and Vineland Place, in North Hollywood. The suspect approached the victim and his two companions from behind as they were walking together. The suspect and victim became involved in an altercation and the suspect stabbed the victim. The suspect left the location.

The Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives responded and currently there is no suspect information.

Anyone with information should contact Valley Bureau Homicide detectives at (818) 374 -9550. 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 the LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.