LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police seek a suspect wanted in the of stabbing a man during a parking dispute in Wilshire earlier this month.
Wilshire officers responded to a hospital after a call of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 2300 block of S. La Cienega Boulevard around 8:20 p.m. March 21.READ MORE: LOOK: Crash Leaves Gardener's Pickup Truck Stuck Between Hollywood Hills Garage And Wrought-Iron Fence
According to a LAPD spokesperson, the victim told officers he was involved in a verbal altercation over a parking issue with the suspect.
“The altercation escalated and the suspect removed a knife from his right rear waistband and stabbed the victim on the left side of his neck,” a statement from police reads.
According to authorities, the victim rode his bicycle to the nearest hospital for treatment.READ MORE: High Winds Returning To LA Area Thursday
The victim was later released.
Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male between 25 and 35, standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 170-180 pounds. He was wearing all white at the time of the attack and was driving a possible late 1990s to early 2000s silver Toyota 4Runner.
Investigators say the suspect had a female passenger in his car at the time of the incident. The passenger is described as Hispanic, 25 to 35, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7 and weighing 135-140 pounds. She was wearing a black V-neck blouse, light pants and light shoes at the time.MORE NEWS: Shawn Smith, Suspect In Brianna Kupfer's Murder At Hancock Park Furniture Store, Arrested In Pasadena
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Wilshire Major Assault Detective C. Guel at (213) 922-8229. Tips can also be provided by clicking on “webtips” and following the prompts on the LAPD website.