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Police seek man in bizarre road-rage stabbing

September 1, 2010 |  7:46 am

Glendale police are stepping up their search for a man wanted in connection with a bizarre road-rage stabbing of a motorist last week.

The victim was released Saturday from a local hospital after having sustained a stab wound that sliced his liver, Glendale Police Det. Keith Soboleski said.

"He is doing OK," Soboleski said. "He is on bed rest."

Detectives on Tuesday released additional details about the attack as they continue to seek the public's help in identifying the suspects who fled from the scene on the 1000 block of Western Avenue after the attack on Thursday.

The incident began on the northbound 5 Freeway and Western Avenue when the victim was cut off by the suspect vehicle, police said.

Both vehicles exited on Western Avenue and then stopped at a red light at the intersection with San Fernando Road, police said.

While waiting at the light, the victim and a woman who was a passenger in the suspect vehicle yelled profanity at each other, Soboleski said.

The light turned green and the suspect vehicle followed the victim along Western Avenue before blocking the victim about 7:30 p.m. near his home.

That's when the victim and the male suspect exited their cars and began yelling, police said.

The male suspect then grabbed a knife, stabbed the man and fled, Soboleski said.

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-- Veronica Rocha, Glendale News-Press

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