On May 24th at about 11:52 pm, Azusa Police Department was notified by a local hospital that a possible stabbing victim was being treated in the emergency room. It was believed the incident occurred in Azusa, so AZPD officers went to the hospital to investigate.
The officers spoke to the 22 year old Azusa resident, who had in fact sustained 3 puncture wounds to his back. The exact sequence of events which may have led up to the victim being injured are currently still being investigated. The motive is unknown, but the incident may have been a random robbery.
The suspects are described as 3 male Hispanics in their early twenties:
- Suspect 1 is 5'3" to 5'5", bald and wearing white socks pulled up to his knees
- Suspect 2 is 5'9" to 5'10", thin mustache and wearing a gray shirt/dark pants
- Suspect 3 was holding a bicycle at the time of the stabbing (no further description)
The Azusa Police Department is seeking the assistance of any persons who may have witnessed, or have information regarding this robbery/assault. You can remain anonymous by clicking on the "Anonymous Tip" icon at the top of our website. Witnesses are encouraged to contact the Azusa Police Department Detective Bureau at (626) 812-3200