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Wednesday July 11th, 2018 :: 12:25 p.m. PDT

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*2nd UPDATE* #LASD Century Detectives Arrest a Woman in the July 4th Assault of a 92yr old Man

Century Sheriff’s Station detectives are still continuing their investigation into the assault on a 92 year-old man which occurred on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in the vicinity of 118th Street, Los Angeles at approximately 7:30 p.m. 
 
Through their investigation Century Station detectives have discovered that this is not a hate related incident.   
 
Detectives are seeking additional information about other possible suspects that may have been involved or other witnesses that may have seen the assault.  Additionally if anyone has video depicting the incident you are encouraged to contact Detective Luna, at (323) 568-4800. 
 
Suspect Jones’ booking photo will not be released.
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information at this time. 
 
Again, Century Station would like to thank the public with their kindness and support shown for Mr. Rodriguez as he recovers.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Luna, Century Sheriff’s Station at (323) 568-4800. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

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Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
1st Update and Original Press Release are as Follows: 
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Detectives assigned to Century Station arrested a woman who was alleged to be involved in the assault of a 92 year-old man on July 4, 2018.  The arrest was made Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 p.m., near 60th Street and Crenshaw Avenue, Los Angeles.
 
Deputies learned of an assault the night of July 4, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., in the area of East 118th Street and Robin Street, Unincorporated Los Angeles. They responded to a local hospital and took an assault report. The victim, 92 year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez, was ultimately released from the hospital to recover from his injuries at home with his family.  
 
Detectives began an extensive investigation into the assault. They obtained an arrest and search warrant for a suspect. Due to working every angle and lead in the case, it ultimately resulted in the arrest of Laquisha Jones without incident. 
 
Suspect, Laquisha Jones, female Black 30 years-old, and resident of Los Angeles, was booked for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and is being held in lieu of $200,000 bail. 
 
The weapon has not been located.
 
A motive for the assault is unknown at this time.  
 
Investigators are still determining if there are more suspects involved. The investigation is ongoing.
 
Detectives are asking if anyone has any information related to this incident to come forward.  
 
We want to thank the local residents for all of their kindness and support while Mr. Rodriguez recovers.

Forwarded by:
Deputy Marvin Crowder
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at 10:50 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Century Station deputy personnel responded to Martin Luther King Medical Center regarding a victim of an assault call. 
 
When Deputies arrived they learned that at approximately 7:30 p.m. the victim, a 92 year-old male, was in the area of East 118th Street and Robin Street, Unincorporated Los Angeles, when a female suspect and three to four male suspects assaulted him.  It is unknown if any weapons were used.
 
The victim was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital. 
 
The detectives have interviewed witnesses, and are reviewing all evidence.
 
If anyone has any information or witnessed the incident please contact Century Sheriff’s Station at (323) 568-4800.
 
The motive is unknown at this time. 
 
There is no further information available. 
 
Detectives are continuing their investigation and seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Luna, Century Sheriff’s Station at (323) 568-4800. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

Forwarded by:
Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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