Caught on camera the moment man plunges a knife into the back of a 63-year-old stabbing him THREE times during seemingly random attack at an LA donut shop
- The victim was standing at the counter in the donut shop when he was attacked by a man waiting behind him
- The attacker stabbed the older man three times with a knife before leaving the store
- Police are treating the attack as attempted murder
- A surveillance video has been released
Detectives in Los Angeles are treating a seemingly random knife attack on a 63-year-old man as attempted murder.
Investigators have just released surveillance video that shows the younger man stabbing the older man during a seemingly random attack at a donut shop in Maywood, Los Angeles, earlier this month.
The incident happened around 3 p.m. on February 10 at a Yum Yum Donuts at Atlantic Boulevard and Slauson Avenue, as reported by KTLA 5.
Nothing unusual seems to be going on at the start of the video as the victim stands at the counter with the man behind him
The younger man suddenly lunges at the older man stabbing him in the back three times
The video shows the victim standing at the counter.
The suspect comes into the store and stands behind him for around a minute with no apparent interaction.
The younger man is suddenly seen brandishing a knife and lunges at the victim from behind stabbing him three times.
The man then leaves the store, briefly pausing to look back at his victim.
The older man was taken to a nearby hospital, he is expected to recover from his injuries
The attacker was seen wearing a distinctive cap decorated with the shapes associated with a Sony PlayStation controller
The attacker is described as a Latino man between 25 and 30 years old. He is around 5 feet 6 inches tall and has a beard.
He was wearing a black jacket, blue shirt and blue sweatpants.
He was also wearing a distinctive black baseball cap decorated with the shapes associated with a Sony PlayStation controller.
The victim was treated for injuries at a nearby hospital and is expected to recover, according to officials.
The younger man made his way out of the store briefly stopping to look back at his victim