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March 13, 2018: Man Charged with Attempted Murder, Robbery of Woman at Laundromat

Paul Eakins, Public Information Officer
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A Culver City man has been charged in the stabbing and robbery of a woman at a laundromat, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Lino Robert Colon (12/21/80) was charged yesterday afternoon with one count of premeditated attempted murder and one count of second-degree robbery in case BA466195. The charges include allegations of inflicting great bodily injury and using a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife.

Colon’s arraignment was postponed yesterday to March 26 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 30 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center. Bail was set at $2.05 million.

According to prosecutors, Colon allegedly attacked a woman in a laundromat south of Koreatown the evening of March 1 as she was using a coin exchange machine. He allegedly grabbed the victim’s purse and stabbed her in the neck with a knife, prosecutors said.

He is accused of fleeing the scene with the purse and was arrested a week later.

Colon faces a maximum possible sentence of life in state prison if convicted as charged.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Olympic Division.