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Suspects Threaten UCLA Student With Knife, Make Anti-Gay Slurs

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(credit: UCLA Police Department)

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textalerts180 Suspects Threaten UCLA Student With Knife, Make Anti Gay Slurs

WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — UCLA police Tuesday released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with threatening a student with a knife and making anti-gay slurs near campus.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18 while a student was walking south in the 400 block of Gayley Avenue, police said.

“Two suspects pulled up in a dark-colored four-door sedan and approached the victim, with the suspect in the sketch making the threats and slurs,” UCLA police said in a news release.

The suspects fled the scene in their vehicle, heading south on Gayley Avenue.

The victim suffered minor scratches and bruises.

The suspect in the sketch is described as a white male, approximately 26 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 160 to 170 pounds.

He has a shaved head, acne scars and was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, officials said.

The second suspect, for whom a sketch was not available for, is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, 6 feet 4 inches tall and 300 pounds. He has long black slicked-back hair and was wearing baggy clothing.

Anyone with information should call Det. Selby Arsena at (310)825-9371 and reference report #13-0113. To report a tip anonymously, call 310-794-5824.

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