by Photo courtesy of the Chula Vista Police Department

A man with a knife attacked a 17-year-old girl a bus stop in Chula Vista Tuesday morning in and remains at-large, the Chula Vista Police Department warned. 

The man who attacked the 17-year-old girl with the knife at a bus stop near Broadway and H street in Chula Vista at approximately 8:08 a.m. is described by police as either Black or Hispanic with a beard. Witnesses reported seeing the man walking southbound on Broadway from H street following the incident. 

Paramedics took the victim to the hospital for treatment for severe, but non-life-threatening wounds.

The man was approximately 50 -60 years old and was wearing a dark sweater at the time of the incident. According to the Chula Vista Police Department, it has not been confirmed that the man used a knife in the attack. 

Police have not yet released a full description of the suspect, or surveillance footage of the incident. 

Anyone in the area is urged to remain vigilant.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or sees the suspect are asked to call the Chula Vista Police Department’s non-emergency number at 619-691-5151 or 911, if appropriate.

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