Reward Offered in MTA Bus Stabbing NA23063mp

May 25, 2023

News conference to announce a reward offer and additional information on MTA bus stabbing incident investigation.

Thursday May 25, 2023
3:00 p.m.

Topanga Canyon Boulevard /Erwin Street

Los Angeles City Council Member Bob Blumenfield, Third District
Deputy Mayor for Public Safety, Brian K. Williams
Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Police, Michel Moore
Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton, OVB
Los Angeles Police Department, Deputy Chief Donald Graham, Transit Services Bureau
Glendale City Council Member and Metro Board Chair, Ara J. Najarin
Metro Chief Executive Officer, Stephanie Wiggins

LAPD Detectives are investigating an incident which lead to the stabbing of an MTA bus driver in Topanga Division.  A male suspect entered a Metro bus and had a verbal argument with the victim.  The victim and the suspect exited the bus and continued the argument, at which time the suspect produced a knife (or sharp object) and stabbed the victim multiple times. We are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect.

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