An LA County Sheriff's deputy was stabbed early Monday morning, and the search for the suspect was on-going at mid-day, the department said.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a possible stabbing at 9:55 a.m. in the location of Soledad Canyon Road and Crossglade Avenue.
The deputy, a 26-year veteran of the department, was taken to the hospital.
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A containment area was set-up as deputies worked to detain the person suspected of assaulting the deputy, and the department's elite Special Enforcement Bureau was called in assist.
A department spokesperson would not say whether the injury was minor or serious.
The attacker is believed to be barricaded inside a home near Soledad Canyon Road and Crossglade Avenue.
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