A man with stab wounds was arrested on suspicion of attempting to rape a girl at a Long Beach Denny’s on Sunday, authorities said.
Officials responded to the deals in the 600 block of Long Beach Blvd around 1:39 a.m. after receiving a call about sexually assaulting a minor, the Long Beach Police Department said.
A The Good Samaritan noticed what was happening to the girl and sought help. Several civilians then held the man until officers arrived at the scene, authorities said.
Officers went to the suspect and found that he had stab wounds on his body.
The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Jimmie Kirkwood, was then taken to a local hospital for treatment.
“At this time, it is not known whether the suspect sustained any injuries during this incident or during any other incident. The investigation to determine how he sustained the injuries is ongoing,” Long Beach Police said in a statement to KTLA.
Kirkwood was charged with suspected lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14, assault with intent to commit rape and false imprisonment, according to police. His bail was set at $100,000.
It is unclear where the alleged attack took place in the restaurant.
The investigation is ongoing, further details were initially not available.
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