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Red Line Station Stabber Pleads No Contest In Halloween Attack
A man accused of stabbing two people during an attack in a Metro Red Line station in the early morning hours of November 1 has pleaded no contest to two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, reports City News Service. Lang David Dunbar also admitted in court today he used a knife to cause great bodily injury during the argument.Dunbar attacked a couple inside the Hollywood and Western Station after he made a disparaging remark about the woman's Halloween costume, and her boyfriend intervened in the ensuing confrontation.
The female victim was cut in the face and on her arm, while the male victim was slashed in the neck.
Dunbar fled the station, and was apprehended nearly two weeks later in Cleveland, Ohio.
The 25-year-old Dunbar was homeless and living in Hollywood at the time of the attack. He was on Felony Probation for Forgery, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
He faces eight years and four months in state prison; sentencing for Dunbar is slated for March 22.