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LAPD hopes mystery woman can lead to suspects who beat Giants fan at Dodger Stadium

May 17, 2011 |  6:34 pm

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Los Angeles police said Tuesday that a Latina in her 20s who wore a white Andre Ethier jersey on opening day at Dodger Stadium may know the two assailants responsible for the brutal attack on San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow.

Los Angeles Police Capt. Bill Murphy said detectives have developed some strong leads,  but one of the best is that a woman drove the car that took the two suspects away on the night of the beating. She is described as 5 feet 2 to 5 feet 3 with brown or dyed hair in a ponytail. She was with a boy, who witnesses said looked to be about 10 years old. Murphy said the jersey is believed to be one designed to fit a female.

Stow on  Monday was transferred to San Francisco General hospital as result of the beating on opening day. He remains unconscious, but his doctors said he was stable enough to be moved from L.A. County-USC Medical Center to San Francisco. The father of two was allowed to come out of a medically induced coma last week.

"What happened to Bryan could happen to any one of us.... Those cowards need to be brought to justice for what they did," L.A. City Councilman Ed Reyes said.

Detectives have received hundreds of tips but are still looking for the one that connects them with the attackers now wanted on suspicion of attempted murder.  The unprovoked attack occurred in Parking Lot 2 at Dodger Stadium after the opening game. Stow, a 42-year-old father of two and a  paramedic, was knocked to the ground and kicked repeatedly in the head. He suffered brain damage.

The first attacker is described as a stocky male Latino with a shaved head, mustache and goatee and possibly neck tattoos. He is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall to 5 feet 10 inches and weighing about 170 pounds. He has a mole on his left cheek. The second suspect is a Latino or white male, 6 feet 1 inches with short hair and hazel eyes and possibly tattoos on his shoulder.


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