Man Assaulted in Northeast Area NR15890aj

November 10, 2015

Los Angeles: Detectives from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s Northeast Division are asking for
the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for
the assault of a male.

On Monday, October 26, 2015, around 4:50 p.m., a male victim was
involved in a verbal dispute with a male suspect inside a
restaurant in the 4900 block of Sunset Boulevard. The suspect
punched the victim in the face, knocking him to the ground. The
suspect then stabbed the victim with an unknown object.

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and
transported the victim to a local hospital. The victim is in stable

The suspect is described as an African American male, approximately
18-years old with black hair and brown eyes. He stands
approximately 6 feet tall and weighs 150 lbs. The suspect was
wearing a white T-shirt, brown shorts, and orange tennis

Detectives are releasing the security video of the attack in hopes
that someone may have information which would assist in solving
this crime.

Anyone with information about this incident or recognizes the
suspect in the video, is asked to call Northeast Detective Matthew
Gale at (323) 344-5740. During non-business hours or on the
weekends call 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 LAPD, click on “webtips” and
follow the prompts.