LOS ANGELES – A teen was stabbed near the 7th Street/Metro Center Station Wednesday and the suspect who was handcuffed escaped custody.
The stabbing occurred around 5:40 p.m. at the intersection of 7th and Flower streets, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Melissa Podny.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his stab wounds. His condition was unknown, Podny said.
How the suspect managed to escape after he was handcuffed is unclear. The LAPD has set up a perimeter to search for the suspect, Podny said.