A search was underway Thursday in Torrance for the man who robbed a donut shop and brutally assaulted a clerk, authorities said.
The incident occurred Wednesday at a Yum Yum Donuts near Prairie Avenue and Artesia Boulevard, according to the Torrance Police Department.
The robber stabbed a female clerk, leaving her critically injured, police said.
The robber’s image was captured by surveillance cameras in the store, according to police.
On Thursday at about 4:00pm, a Marriott Hotel in Torrance was robbed. Police believe it was the same man.
Anyone with information was urged to call the Torrance Police Department at 310-328-3456.