Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s, Southeast Area Robbery Detectives are investigating a robbery and stabbing that occurred on an MTA train platform.
On February 12, 2022, around 5:00 p.m., Southeast Patrol Officers responded to a radio call of an, “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” on the 11600 block of Avalon Boulevard (MTA Green Line). When the officers arrived, they were told that the victim was transported to a local hospital by The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics.
Detectives obtained surveillance video which captured the suspect and the stabbing. Prior to the robbery the victim and the suspect were inside the train. When the train stopped at the Avalon platform, the suspect snatched the victim’s cellphone out of his hand and exited the train. The victim chased the suspect onto the platform and engaged in a physical struggle over the cellphone. The suspect then stabbed the victim and fled in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a 14 to 20 years old male Black, black hair, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches, between 120 pounds to 150 pounds, wearing a light-colored blue shirt with an anime- graphic design on the front, blue jeans, and two-tone colored shoes.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Southeast Robbery Detectives, Detective Lopez (213) 972-7931. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, 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.