Man stabbed during robbery attempt in Long Beach

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A man was stabbed Aug. 9 during a robbery attempt in Long Beach.

The victim said he was walking about 2pm in the area of Anaheim Street and Stanley Avenue when a man approached and demanded cash, according to Shaunna Dandoy, public information officer with the Long Beach Police Department.

“When the victim refused, a physical altercation occurred which resulted in the stabbing,” Dandoy said.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening stab wounds to his upper body that landed him in a hospital, she said.

Officers were unable to immediately locate the suspect, who came away from the robbery attempt empty-handed, Dandoy said.