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Newport Beach Police Department
Thursday May 17th, 2018 :: 07:45 a.m. PDT


PRESS RELEASE: NBPD Seeks the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspect and Witnesses for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Investigation

May 16, 2018
The Newport Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect and a witness for an assault with a deadly weapon investigation. The crime occurred on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the area of Newport Blvd. and 28th St. in Newport Beach. According to statements received by the NBPD, the victim was stabbed by an unknown object during an assault. The victim sustained several stab wounds and is in stable condition.
A witness (pictured) is described as a white male, in his mid-20’s, with brown hair, green or blue eyes. He is approximately 6’ tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. At the time of the incident, he was wearing white shorts and a burgundy and white shirt with flip flop style sandals.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, in his mid-20’s, with “scraggly” hair. He is approximately 5’-08” to 5’-09” tall. At the time of the incident, he was wearing dark clothing, including a hooded sweatshirt.
NBPD Detectives are asking this witness and suspect, or anyone who can help identify them, to come forward to assist in the investigation. We are also seeking any additional witnesses who were in the area at the time of the assault. Anyone who can offer assistance is encouraged to contact Detective Rick Henry at 949-644-3797. Messages may also be left anonymously on the Police Department’s recorded hotline at 1-800-550-NBPD.
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Newport Beach Police Department
870 Santa Barbara Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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