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Off-duty officer stabbed by attacker in Whittier home invasion

Police at the scene where an off-duty officer was stabbed in Whittier.
Whittier police Thursday night were looking for an attacker who stabbed an off-duty law enforcement officer during a suspected home invasion.

The officer was stabbed multiple times and was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening, the Whittier Police Department said.

The attack took place about 3:20 p.m. on Thursday in the 5400 block of South Pioneer Boulevard. No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (562) 567-9200.

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Photo: Police at the Whittier stabbing scene Thursday. Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5

 
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