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Officials: Man tries to rob parole officer, is shot

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officers were searching for a parole violator


By Brian Day
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

DUARTE, Calif. —  A man who was shot and wounded by a parole officer Friday was trying to rob the ununiformed officer at knifepoint, authorities said.

The wounded suspect's name was not released as he remained hospitalized in stable condition, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Mary Leef said in a written statement. He was expected to be booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, attempted robbery and violating parole.

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