Man stabs victim in LA store in brazen daylight attack: video

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Police are hunting for an attacker who was caught on surveillance video stabbing a man inside a Los Angeles business in a violent daylight attack.

The violent stabbing occurred in broad daylight close to the city’s Skid Row area on Aug. 14.

The man casually approached the store before the stabbing.
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Surveillance footage released by police shows the suspect walking off the street into a business and subtly pulling out what appeared to be a knife.

He approached the victim, who was standing just inside the doorway, and stabbed him in the stomach.

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The man pulled out his knife as he began to approach the eventual victim.
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The suspect fled immediately, leaving the victim clutching his abdomen inside the store.

It is unclear if the victim worked at the business or was a customer.

The victim was treated in hospital and released, police say.

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The violent stabbing occurred in broad daylight close to the city’s Skid Row area.
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The suspect is still on the run.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male between 30 and 35 years old.

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Police are still hunting for the attacker.
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He has medium-length black hair and was last seen wearing a blue button-up long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and hiking boots.

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