PERRIS (CBSLA.com) — Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in Perris are on the hunt for a carjacking and attempted murder suspect.
Deputies were called to the 23200 block of Cajalco Road in Mead Valley just before 5 a.m. Saturday to respond to an assault with a deadly weapon call.READ MORE: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
On arrival, authorities said they located a 58-year-old male inside a business suffering from a stab wound to his neck.
Responding deputies, and CALFIRE and American Medical Response paramedics gave medical aid to the victim. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery. He is expected to survive.
The victim told officials that he was approached by a black male on a bicycle who attacked him, without provocation. The suspect fled in the victim’s vehicle.READ MORE: Firefighters Respond To Sinkhole In Boyle Heights
The car was discovered a short time later, abandoned, and damaged from a single-vehicle collision.
Despite an extensive search, authorities were unable to track the suspect.
The subject is described as a black male adult, approximately six feet tall, bald, wearing a white shirt, black pants, and white shoes.MORE NEWS: Actor Peter Scolari, Known For ‘Bosom Buddies,’ ‘Girls,’ Dies At 66
Anyone with information regarding the identity or whereabouts of the subject is encourage to call Investigator Heath at (951) 210-1000.