Man hospitalized after being stabbed in North Long Beach alley, police say

Medics rushed a man to the hospital in critical condition after someone stabbed him in an alley near Cherry Avenue and 56th Street, according to Long Beach police.

Police said the attack happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday, which is when officers were dispatched to the crime. At the scene, they found a man with multiple cuts to to his upper body, Long Beach police spokesman Ivan Garcia said.

Garcia said it appears the man was walking in the alley when a male suspect approached and stabbed the victim with “a bladed object.”

Police are still investigating but so far don’t have any information on a motive or further description of the attacker.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor for the Long Beach Post. He began his journalism career in 2007 as an intern at Palos Verdes Peninsula News and has worked for The Forum Newsgroup in New York City, the Daily Pilot and the Press-Telegram. He lives in Torrance with his wife, Lindsey, and their two young children.