Arizona man stabbed by hitchikers on 10 Freeway in Rosemead

ROSEMEAD – Two hitchhikers stabbed an Arizona man four times Friday night after he pulled over to let them out of his car due to constant quarreling, officials said.
The stabbing took place just after 11 p.m. on the San Bernardino (10) Freeway near Rosemead Boulevard, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Lynette O’Brien said.
The stabbing victim, a man in his mid-30s, was expected to survive after undergoing treatment at a hospital, O’Brien said. He was stabbed twice in the stomach, once in the side and once in the back.
He had picked up the hitchhikers in Arizona and was en route to Hollywood, O’Brien said.
“Apparently, the two hitchhikers started arguing,” O’Brien said. They were arguing constantly.”
Fed up with the quarreling, the man pulled over to let the man and woman out of the car, O’Brien said.
The male hitchhiker stabbed the driver before exiting the car with the woman, officials said.
The motorist continued driving on the 10 Freeway. He initially believed he had merely been punched, but exited at Rosemead Boulevard and called for help when he realized he was bleeding, O’Brien said.
Deputies searched the area and found the two suspects on foot near the scene of the stabbing, she added. Deputies arrested them without a struggle.
Detectives withheld the suspects’ names Saturday as they continued their investigation, O’Brien said. She also declined to discuss whether the knife used in the attack was recovered.

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