TOLUCA LAKE (CNS) – Police today sought the public’s help to identify three men who assaulted a 65-year-old man and his adult son at a Toluca Lake pub last year.
The two victims exited the pub located at 10111 Riverside Drive about 2 a.m. on Aug. 29, 2021, when the son was approached by a man “in an aggressive manner, appearing to start a fight,” according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The victim’s father attempted to stop the altercation when the suspect punched him in the face and knocked him unconscious. The victim attempted to protect his father and was also knocked to the ground.
The man and two additional suspects then began punching and kicking the father and son as they were on the ground, according to police. The suspects fled the scene when witnesses approached to intervene.
The father suffered a broken nose, broken ribs and multiple bruises, while the son suffered multiple bruises and scratches.
The suspect who began the altercation was described as a roughly 25-to 30-year-old white man who stands 6 feet tall and weighs between 170 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hat, purple Toronto Raptors jersey, blue jeans and gray shoes.
The second suspect was described as a roughly 25- to 30-year-old white man who stands 6 feet tall and weighs between 170 and 180 pounds with blonde bushy hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, light blue jeans and white shoes.
The third suspect was described as a roughly 45- to 50-year-old white man who stands 5 feet ,10 to 5 feet,11 inches tall and weighs between 180 to 190 pounds with his hair pulled back in a bun and the lower half of his hair shaved. He was last seen wearing black shirt, long black shorts and black shoes, and has cauliflowered ears.
Anyone with information on the assault was asked to contact LAPD North Hollywood Detective Avina at 818-754-8461 or Detective Fournier at 818-754-8451. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be directed to 877-527-3247.
Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.