The Santa Monica Police Department Officers responded to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday, October 26th at approximately 11:40 pm in the area of 5th street and Broadway. Upon those officers' arrival, they found one victim with multiple stab wounds and radioed for the Santa Monica Fire Department to treat the victim for their wounds. The victim was alert and able to give a description of the subject and multiple witnesses as well gave the same description of the subject. The suspect was located a few blocks away from the incident and was taken into custody without further incident. The female juvenile suspect was booked on charges of attempted murder and was transferred to a juvenile detention center pending charges.
A statement released from the SMPD on Wednesday stated that on Tuesday 10/26/21, Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon (knife) radio call in the area of 5th/ Broadway. A juvenile suspect was ultimately taken into custody for a stabbing that left an adult male in stable condition.
Officers responded to the area of 5th and Broadway at approximately 11:40 pm. Comments of the call indicated a suspect stabbed a victim and fled the scene. Multiple units and a forensics team were dispatched to the call with the first officers on scene requesting the Santa Monica Fire Department responded for medical assistance. The victim was alert, although stabbed multiple times, and was able to provide a description of the suspect.
During the investigation, SMPD Officers interviewed multiple witnesses and located a suspect a few blocks away that matched the description provided. A female juvenile suspect was taken into custody and booked for 664 187 PC - Attempted Murder. She was transported to a juvenile detention center, pending charges.
Anyone with additional information pertaining to this incident is strongly encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 310-458-8451 or the Santa Monica Department’s Watch Commander (24 hours) at 310-458-8427.