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Reward for information in Giants fan's beating grows to $100,000

April 5, 2011 |  1:21 pm

LAPD sketch of two men wanted in connection with brutal beating at Dodger's home opener

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday voted to offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who attacked a Giants fan in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after Thursday's season opener.

That brings the total reward to $100,000 for information in connection to Thursday's brutal beating, which left 42-year-old Bryan Stow in critical condition.

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich offered a $10,000 reward, the San Francisco Giants offered $10,000 and American Medical Response, the company where Stow works as a paramedic, offered $5,000. The Dodgers matched those previous rewards with a pledge of $25,000 on Monday.

Stow, a father of two from Santa Cruz, remained in a medically induced coma at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center on Tuesday, according to a spokewoman for the hospital.

Police said Stow was one of three Giants fans attacked after Thursday's game by two men dressed in Dodgers clothing. The men kicked and punched the victims, shouting expletives about the Giants as they delivered the blows, according to police. Police said the attack was unprovoked.

On Tuesday, Councilman Ed Reyes called the incident "a black eye" on the city. Reyes, whose district includes Dodger Stadium, said the incident was cause for the Dodgers to reassess their policies regarding alcohol sales and post-game security.

Councilman Dennis Zine, a former Los Angeles police officer who once worked at the notoriously rowdy L.A. Raiders games, suggested the Dodgers match the reward offered by the city.

"I hope the Dodgers will step forward and add to the reward," Zine said.

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Sketch: Police drawings of the beating suspects. Credit: Los Angeles Police Department via KTLA-TV.

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