LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities said a pregnant 16-year-old was stabbed Wednesday evening in the Westlake District.

Two males are being sought in the attack.

The incident happened about 7:45 p.m. in the area of Wilshire Boulevard and Alvarado Street, according to LAPD Officer Tony Im.

The girl was stabbed in her right side and was transported to a hospital, Im said.

The girl was with two boys outside a 99 Cents Only store when they were reportedly approached by 2-5 other young men.  A fight broke out and the girl was stabbed in the thigh.

An update on her condition, or that of the unborn child, was not immediately available.

Police described the suspects as a man in his early 20s and another male believed to be about 15-years-old.

Authorities said the stabbing may have been gang-related.


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