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Boyle Heights couple stabbed; son detained

July 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man and a woman were critically hurt in a stabbing in Boyle Heights Saturday, and police suspect the victims' son as the attacker.The stabbings occurred around 3 a.m. near Forest Avenue and Winter Street, according to police.

Authorities found the injured couple on the 800 block of Burnet Avenue and radioed a description of their son as the suspect, saying that he was probably covered with blood.

At approximately 4:30 a.m., police located 18-year-old Abel Mosqueda and detained him.

Authorities said the victims' injuries are not life-threatening and that they're expected to survive.

No further information is available at this time.