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Friday August 24th, 2018 :: 09:36 a.m. PDT

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**UPDATE** #LASD Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect in Lancaster Has Been Arrested and Taken Into Custody

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Detectives are continuing their investigation into a stabbing that occurred on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 near the Stater Brothers on 20th Street East and Avenue J in Lancaster.  

Lancaster Detectives have announced that on Thursday August 23, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the suspect of an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 was arrested by Lancaster deputies.  The suspect was identified and arrested without incident.  He was transported to Lancaster Sheriff station.  

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Authored by:
Dangelo Robinson, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
Hall of Justice - First floor  
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS

On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, the suspect assaulted a man near Stater Brothers on 20th Street East and Avenue J in the city of Lancaster. The victim confronted the suspect who was rummaging through the victim’s backpack. The suspect, a male black, 40 years old, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall, stabbed the victim multiple times then fled the area. The suspect is believed to frequent the area of Avenue J and 20th St East.  He may be homeless and rides a black bicycle.  He may also have a white goatee.
 
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Kaylee Volk at (661) 940-3886, referencing File Number: 018-16869-1137-052.
 
We thank our Antelope Valley community for helping us keep our city as safe as possible. Remember, if you see something, say something!
  
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Station at (661) 948-8466. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP, “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
 Lancaster Sheriff’s Station polices the City of Lancaster, Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, and the unincorporated communities of Antelope Acres, Lake Los Angeles, and Quartz Hill in the Antelope Valley.
 
Authored by
Ali Villalobos
Lancaster Sheriff’s Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
501 W Lancaster Boulevard
Lancaster, CA 93534
Station (661) 948-8466
Desk (661) 524-2154
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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
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