This is just in, hate crime activist, recording artist, dancer, performer, songwriter and producer Arnold G (Arnold Garcia) was stabbed with a knife on Friday, July 15, 2011 around 1:40 am by Gold Coast Bar patron in West Hollywood, CA.
Per Arnold G he was with friends at Gold Coast bar and met a guy who claimed was from Minnesota about 6’6′ heavy blonde guy wearing red shirt the just arrived in Los Angeles visiting and drinking on the bar by himself. So they decided to talk decided to talk to him to say hi.
The suspect the attacked Arnold G from Gold Coast Bar in West Hollywood was described as a white male, weight about 250 pounds, 6’6″ tall and blond hair, and more description of the person will be released soon by LAPD.
“I ran back to Goldcoast since I know people there will help me. I bang on the back door for anyone to let me in. I finally got in. I asked Bill who was our bartender. If he remember the guy. He denied. The manager short bearded white guy said, if didn’t happen here, you will need to leave the bar. While I’m badly bleeding and shocked, this manager have no compassion nor being nice about it. He nearly kicked me out. ” said Arnold G.
Gold Coast Bar is located at 8228 Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood, CA, 90046 and is known as the neighborhood bar of West Hollywood. Arnold G’s ring finger was stabbed and his car, keys and cell were stolen by Gold Coast Bar patron.
Arnold G have file and reported this incident to LAPD and if saw this guy you can contact them at 800-222-8477 or LA Sheriff Department at (310) 855-8850.
We contacted Gold Coast to speak with owner Bob (Robert Hastings) but he is not in, so we asked for person in charge and we were told Jake Fisher who is the manager but he was not available, we spoke with Brian around 4:50 pm who claims he is in charge because Jake Fisher is not in yet. Brian tells us that the incident happen after hours but he do not have any comment. He hung up the phone on us. We email our story to bar owner Robert Hastings and we are pending his response regarding this important matter.
“The incident occurred outside of the bar after the bar had closed for the evening. The West Hollywood Sheriffs department was called, and the incident is currently under investigation.” said Robert Hastings, Gold Coast Bar owner.
UPDATE: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
As of this update we have been informed the Arnold G have recuperated his cellular with the help of LAPD private investigator. Per Arnold G a black male found the cellular and he was calling people from his phone book and started demanding $600 in exchange for the phone. The cellular was recuperated but this male have delete evidence from the phone. More information will be posted soon including a sketch of the white male, weight about 250 pounds, 6’6″ tall and blond hair who stabbed Arnold G and who still have his car.
Story is still in development…
Source: Arnold G, Diversity News TV, Diversity News Publications
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