WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Venice Man Bashed with Skateboard

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Maldonado suffered a deep gash after being hit over the head with a skateboard.

Two skateboarders attacked a Local Venice man, Angel Maldonado, bashing him over the head with their boards on 27th Place at 6:30 pm Friday evening, March 31st.

Maldonado has worked in Venice as a building manager for close to 30 years. Maldonado Skateboard Attack 1

He said the skaters were on the property he manages at 17 28th Avenue riding their boards into the building wall. He asked them to stop. When they refused things got physical.

During the fight, Maldonado was hit across the head and left with a large gash on his forehead. The board narrowly missing his eye.

Maldonado Skateboard Attackers 2Police are still looking for the attackers.

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One of the skaters who attacked Maldonado.

A walk street local, Maldonado is known for keeping an eye out for the neighborhood. He now hopes locals can be on the lookout and help find his attackers.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call LAPD 800-222-TIPS (8477) You can also text anonymous tips by typing “LAPD” and your tip and texting it to “CRIMES” (274637). The text message is encrypted and an alias is generated, masking the identity of the sender from the police. The police have no way of determining the user’s identity.

Contact LAPD if you know who this is.

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