Attacker sought in Alhambra stabbing

ALHAMBRA — Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched and stabbed another man on Friday.The 8:47 a.m. stabbing happened in the parking lot of the Home Depot at 500 South Marengo Ave.The suspect, 36-year-old Juan Manuel Bello Morales, is known to frequent the area looking for work, according to Alhambra Police Sgt. Jerry Johnson in a statement.On Friday, Johnson said a man parked in the lot, got out of his car and made contact with the suspect.“A few moments later, and for reasons that are still unclear, the suspect attacked the victim repeatedly punching and stabbing him. The victim collapsed in the parking lot and the suspect fled,” Johnson said.The wounded man was taken to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center where he was listed in serious but stable condition, police said.Morales’ last known residence was in Los Angeles. He was described as Latino with black hair, brown eyes, 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 190 pounds.Anyone who sees Morales or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call the Alhambra Police Department at 626-570-5151.

- Ruby Gonzales

 

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