Man attacked, cut by group of men in Downtown

Long Beach police are investigating an assault after a small group of men approached another man and cut him in Downtown on Saturday morning, authorities said.

Officers arrived on at the scene near Pacific Avenue and E. Sixth Street at about 9 a.m., according to police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria.

“A small group a suspects, believed to be male adults, approached a male adult when a verbal exchange took place and the stabbing occurred,” she said.

The suspects fled the area before officers got there and they do not have a suspect description available. The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics for a non-life threatening laceration to his upper body.


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Valerie Osier is a breaking news and crime reporter for the Long Beach Post. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steven, and her cat/child, Jones.