PALMDALE -- Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who broke into a model home in Palmdale and stabbed another man 14 times with a small screwdriver before fleeing.
The incident happened August 8 at 1549 W. Avenue P-6. An employee of Atlanta-based Beazer Homes USA Inc. responded to a silent alarm triggered at the home.
He was confronted by the intruder, who was wielding a small screwdriver, according to deputies at the Palmdale station.
The suspect stabbed the victim 14 times in the chest, shoulder and back.
The victim is expected to recover.
The suspect is described as 17 to 20 years old, about 6 feet tall and 150 to 160 pounds.
He is clean-shaven with neatly trimmed hair and a caramel-colored complexion, according to a bulletin issued by the Palmdale station.
He was last wearing a short-sleeved dark blue T-shirt with black pants, and he was carrying a medium-sized dark blue backpack with gray trim.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives in Palmdale at (661) 272-2400.