Man knocked unconscious after exiting bus in unprovoked attack in Montebello

The Montebello Police Department is requesting the community's help to find a suspect in a vicious attack that left a man unconscious after getting off a bus.

The attack was captured on surveillance video. It shows a man -- 50 years old, according to police, exiting the Montebello Bus Lines near the intersection of 4th Street and Whittier Boulevard just before 8:30 p.m. The suspect exits the bus behind the victim and suddenly punches him in the head.

The unprovoked attack knocked the victim to the ground where he laid unconscious. The video shows the suspect kicking the victim three more times while lying defenseless on the ground.

Police say the suspect did not attempt to take any of the victim's property.

Authorities describe the suspect as a man in his mid to late 20s with a medium build and goatee. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue khaki pants and a black backpack. He was last seen walking east on Whittier Boulevard and out of sight.

Anyone who has information on the suspect's identity or whereabouts is asked to call Detective Antista at 323-887-1200 ext. 249 and refer to case #19-1587.