San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: OCTOBER 30, 2016 9:03 PM

INCIDENT: STABBING SUSPECT WANTED

LOCATION:8000 BLOCK OF I AVE, HESPERIA

SUSPECT(S): UNKNOWN MALE, WEARING A HOCKEY MASK, BLACK HOODED SWEATSHIRT AND RIDING A BICYCLE

Summary

On Sunday, October 30, 2016, at approximately 9:03 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to a report of a male who was stabbed in front of a convenience store on I Ave., in the City of Hesperia.

Through investigation is was learned that an unknown male, rode up on a bicycle, stabbed the victim and fled the scene on his bicycle.The suspect was described as wearing a hockey mask and a black hooded sweatshirt. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect.At this time the reason for the attack is unknown.

The victim, a male in his 20’s, was airlifted to an area trauma center for treatment to his injuries.The extent of his injuries was unknown at this time.

Detectives of the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help. Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to contact the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station at 760-947-1500 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001 or remain anonymous by contacting We Tip at 800-78-CRIME.

Refer: Karen Hunt, Media Relations

Station: Hesperia

Phone No. 760-947-1549

Case No.191607551

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700