September 19, 2020 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Venice Man Bashed with Skateboard

7:02 pm

Maldonado Skateboard Attack 2
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.

Maldonado Skateboard Attackers 3
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.

Maldonado Skateboard Attackers 1

Related Posts

4.6 Quake Felt in Venice

September 19, 2020

September 19, 2020

4.6 magnitude quake recorded Friday night By Sam Catanzaro A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck the San Gabriel Valley Friday sending shock...

Edify TV: Miramar Santa Monica Redevelopment

September 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

The Santa Monica skyline may look different in the future with a major redevelopment of the Fairmont Miramar Hotel &...

Moved up Census: Time for Californians to Act

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

By Tom Elias, Columnist  California polls now show President Trump trails Democrat Joseph Biden in the upcoming presidential election by...

Edify TV: Sit-down Dining Safety?

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

Despite a recent CDC report stating the risks of in-person dining, many Westside restaurant patrons feel the experience is safe....

Arson at Venice Beach Homeless Encampment

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

Tent goes up in flames Thursday morning By Sam Catanzaro A fire broke out at a Venice Beach encampment Thursday...

Sur La Table to Vacate the Westside

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

Popular culinary store closing stores nationwide By Sam Catanzaro Sur La Table is closing its Santa Monica location, marking the...

Venice Beach Pier Sexual Assault Update

September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020

LAPD says victim’s vehicle in September 8 assault missing By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles police have provided an update in...

COVID-19 Continues to Decrease in LA but Air Quality Reducing Testing

September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

Smoke advisory in effect through Wednesday By Sam Catanzaro While COVID-19 cases continue to decrease in Los Angeles County, health...

Edify TV: Westsiders Working out Amid Poor Air Quality

September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

With poor air quality due to wildfire smoke, local health officials are urging the public to avoid outdoor activity but...

COVID-19 Could Have Been in Los Angeles as Early as Last December

September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

UCLA study reports significant increase in coughs and acute respiratory failure prior to first official cases of COVID-19 By Sam...

Willy California Wants Men to Rethink Their Closet

September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

Local clothing line reimagines athleisure By Toi Creel With ranges in styles for men’s clothing from suits and professional clothing...

Fire Breaks out at Penmar Homeless Encampment

September 14, 2020

September 14, 2020

Fire breaks out early Monday morning By Sam Catanzaro A fire broke out at a homeless encampment on Rose Avenue...

Edify TV: Over 100 Apartments Could Replace Palms Thrift Store

September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

A lot that currently contains a thrift store in Palms near Sony Pictures Studios could soon be home to over...

20 Percent of Tenants in County Have Struggled to Pay Rent During Pandemic, Study Finds

September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

UCLA and USC release joint report on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on renters By Staff Writer Over 20 percent of...