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LAPD Employee Attacked, Robbed While Running In Elysian Park

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) -- An LAPD employee was attacked Tuesday while running in Elysian Park, near the Police Academy.

According to authorities, the employee was struck with a rock and robbed by 28-year-old Los Angeles resident Danny Ramirez at about 9:25 a.m.

The assault happened near the 800 block of West Academy Drive, said Officer Mike Lopez

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Ramirez ran from the scene but was later arrested for suspicion of robbery, Lopez said.

The employee was treated at the scene for a head wound. The department did not say whether the employee is an officer.

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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