Authorities arrest attempted murder suspect in Maywood attack


MAYWOOD (CNS) – An arrest has been made in the attempted murder of a 63-year-old man in Maywood earlier this month, officials said today.

Officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were expected to released more information about the suspect at a news conference Thursday afternoon.

Deputies from the East Los Angeles station responded on the afternoon of Feb. 10 to the 5900 block of Atlantic Avenue and located the victim with a knife lodged in his upper body, according to Michelle Sanchez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive, she said.

A suspect was last seen heading north on Atlantic Boulevard and out of view.

At 1 p.m., detectives will be discussing the identity and circumstances surrounding the arrest


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