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Motorist rolls down window, is stabbed during South Pasadena traffic dispute

November 2, 2010 | 12:37 pm

South Pasadena police are searching for a suspect who escalated a traffic dispute Monday evening into a stabbing that left a female motorist wounded.

The stabbing occurred at 8:19 p.m. at Monterey Road and Oak Hill Avenue. The South Pasadena woman was stabbed in the hand after she rolled down the window of her car following a traffic dispute with the suspect.

The suspect is described as a male Asian or Latino in his early 20s, about 5-foot-10 and weighing 150 pounds, wearing a tan jacket and shorts. He was last seen fleeing the location northbound on Monterey in a dark blue early 2000s Toyota Corolla.

South Pasadena police are asking any witnesses to this incident and or anyone with information on the suspect to contact detectives at 626-403-7280 or the South Pasadena Police Department Watch Commander at 626-403-7265.

--Richard Winton