Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Sheriff's Deputy Stabbed in Santa Clarita, Suspect At Large

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.

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.

This is a developing story. Refresh for updates.

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