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Man Stabbed On Metro Bus In Beverly Hills

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A passenger on a Metro bus in Beverly Hills was stabbed in a fight on Wednesday, and a suspect has since been arrested.

The victim, who has not been named, was attacked around 6 p.m. on the Metro Rapid 720 near the Beverly Hilton Hotel on North Whittier Drive and Wilshire Boulevard, according to CBS Los Angeles.

L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. Lt. Lester Trull told the L.A. Times that the victim was slashed on his ear and neck. The driver quickly pulled the bus over and several men ran out of the bus. One of the men who fled, Lorenzo Medesto, 44, tried to carjack a car before he kept running. However, not too long after, Beverly Hills police arrested Medesto on suspicion of attacking the victim.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, although it's not clear at this moment what his condition is. A female passenger on the bus was also treated at a hospital after she fell and hit her head when the fight broke out.

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