Worker stabbed in Panorama City hospital, suspect sought

A worker was stabbed inside Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City on Monday evening, Sept. 19.

Los Angeles police were called about 6:50 p.m. to the hospital at 14850 Roscoe Blvd., between Sepulveda and Van Nuys boulevards, on reports of the stabbing, CBS Los Angeles reported.

The victim was found with a stab wound inside the building and was taken in unknown condition to another hospital for treatment, police reported.

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived and was described as a man between 40 and 50 years old, is about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds, according to police. The suspect was last seen wearing a black hat, black hooded sweatshirt and a backpack.

Events leading up to the stabbing were not immediately clear.

Anyone with information was asked to call the LAPD at 877-527-3247. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.