Pregnant woman gets stabbed then carjacked in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - A woman is in critical condition after being stabbed in the chest when a suspect carjacked her in the 10800 block of Eldora Avenue in the Sunland-Tujunga area of Los Angeles, according to police.
Los Angeles police say one of the suspects took the victim's car and crashed it into several other cars before fleeing on foot and getting picked up by other people familiar to the suspect.
The crime occurred shortly before 6 p.m. The victim was described by police initially as a Hispanic woman but later said she was an Asian woman. She is 11 weeks pregnant police said.
Police say as the victim pulled in front of her house, two suspects approached her asking for either her cell phone or purse. She was then stabbed multiple times and fell out or was pulled out of her car. The suspects then jumped in, drove away, and crashed into several other vehicles.
Police describe the first suspect as a Hispanic male, wearing a black sports jersey, possibly of the Pittsburgh Steelers, about 5-feet 10-inches tall, and between 20-27 years old.
Two other suspects were described as Hispanic men but no further information was given. A fourth suspect was only described as a Hispanic woman.
The suspects were last seen driving a 2016 or 2017 VW Jetta with temporary license plate: AH53E70.
LAPD says the pregnant woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive. No word on the baby.
One neighbor says they heard screeching and then a crash, came outside and saw a "horrific" scene.
Anyone with information regarding this stabbing and carjacking is asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department.
No further details were immediately known.