CBS2 LA Crew Attacked By Unidentified Man While Covering Story

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 CBS 2 is reporting that an unidentified Man attacked their crew while covering a story.

The crew was following-up on last night’s deputy shooting in Florence.

Fortunately, their crew only suffered minor injuries in the attack.

If you have any information about this suspect you are asked to call the LA County Sheriff’s Department at at (323) 890-5500.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

Can you identify the guy on the picture. Contact LA County Sheriff’s Department at the above contact information.

About CBS2:
KCBS-TV is the CBS owned-and-operated television station in Los AngelesCalifornia. It broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 43 (virtual channel 2.1 via PSIP) from a transmitter atop Mount Wilson. Owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of CBS Corporation, KCBS-TV is sister to independent station KCAL-TV and both stations maintain offices at the CBS Studio Center in Los Angeles’ Studio City section.

It is also co-owned locally with CBS Radio‘s KAMP-FMKCBS-FMKNXKROQ-FMKRTHand KTWV; though they operate from a separate facility located in the Mid-Wilshire district. In the few areas of the western United States where an CBS station is not receivable over-the-air, KCBS-TV is available on satellite television through DirecTV.

Sources: CBS2, Wikipedia, LA County Sheriff’s Department
Photos credit to: CBS 2 Facebook fan page

Editor’s Note: We are glad nothing serious happen to the crew, but people should not attack media outlet crews while on duty.

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