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Adult Store Employee Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Shoplifting Suspect In Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — A shoplifting attempt at an adult store in Hollywood turned into a stabbing Wednesday morning.

Police were called out to Adam & Lilith, 6660 Hollywood Blvd. at about 2:20 a.m. to check out the report of a robbery. They found a female shoplifting suspect who had been stabbed.

Investigators say the suspect had tried to steal a sex toy from the store but got into a fight with a male store employee. During the fight, the woman was stabbed.

The store employee was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, while the suspect was taken to a hospital, LAPD officials said. It's not clear if she will face charges.

Two other people with the suspect were also detained but are expected to be released.


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