LBPD Seeks Public’s Help in Attempted Murder Investigation


The Laguna Beach Police Department received a report of a stabbing on Feb. 15 at approximately 7:56 p.m. The incident happened in the area of 3rd Avenue at Virginia Way.

Laguna Beach police and fire personnel responded to the scene, where bystanders rendered aid to the victim. The victim was transported by Laguna Beach Fire to a local trauma center for further treatment. The victim is expected to survive. 

Authorities said witnesses described a man and a woman fleeing the scene in a red sedan, or possibly a Toyota. The LBPD Detective Bureau is investigating the incident. A preliminary investigation has determined this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety. 

Anyone with information or video footage regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective M. Lee with the Major Crimes and Intelligence Unit at (949) 497-0371 or [email protected]

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