14-year-old stabbed while walking in Glendale; suspect arrested

Arby Hovsepian (Credit: Glendale Police Department) (FOX 11)

Glendale Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing a 14-year-old boy in late February as he walked down the street.

Arby Hovsepian, 31, of Glendale, was arrested and booked for attempted murder on March 1 in the 1800 block of Canada Blvd.

According to police, on Feb. 18, the 14-year-old victim had been walking southbound on Verdugo Rd., South of Broadway Ave. around 6 p.m. when a man who was standing in front of an apartment building came up behind him, stabbed him in the shoulder, and then ran out of sight.

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When officers arrived, the teen was being transported to the hospital by the Glendale Fire Department with a significant stab wound. He is expected to make a full recovery.

Detectives were able to identify Hovespian as the suspect after obtaining surveillance footage of him fleeing the area and gaining a description of his vehicle.

Detectives were able to obtain surveillance footage of the suspect fleeing and were able to identify the suspect's vehicle description.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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