Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Barney the Dinosaur Helps LAPD Catch Box Cutter Wielding Woman on Hollywood Blvd.

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.
5b2c5cc94488b300092814c7-original.jpg

This afternoon, a woman threatened a bus driver in Hollywood with a box cutter saying if she wasn't taken where she wanted, she would cut her, according to KCAL News at 3:00 p.m.

The driver of Metro route 312 pulled to the curbed in front of the El Capitan Theatre near Hollywood and Highland and opened the doors. Everyone safely exited and the woman walked away nonchalantly.

A couple witnesses, including a man dressed up as Barney the Dinosaur working for tips on the street, helped police by pointing out where she was. She was promptly caught.

Support for LAist comes from

Photo by dkaz via Flickr