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Off-Duty Officer Stabbed in Scuffle With Burglar

WHITTIER, Calif. (KTLA) — An off-duty law enforcement officer was stabbed multiple times after interrupting a burglar in his home.

officer-stabbedIt happened just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the 5400 block of Pioneer Boulevard in Whittier.

The officer was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries and suffered “superficial wounds,” authorities said.

The burglar, described as a black male, was last seen heading northbound on Pioneer in a red sedan.

It wasn’t known if the suspect was hurt in the scuffle with the officer.