LOS ANGELES (KCBS) – On Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants will begin their first series in Los Angeles since 42-year-old Bryan Stow of Santa Cruz was severely beaten in the Dodger Stadium parking lot in late March.

Los Angeles Police Department Police Chief Charlie Beck said in a news conference on Tuesday that finding the suspects who attacked Stow is a top priority.

KCBS’ Chris Filippi Reports:

The department has 17 detectives working on the case and 300 billboards are going up around LA with composite sketches of the two suspects.

“Because of these billboards, because of the cooperation from the Dodgers and because of the public, we’re working on over 500 various clues that have been developed,” Beck said.

Extra police will be on hand at Dodger Stadium for the games on Wednesday and Thursday night.

KCBS’ Holly Quan Reports:

Los Angeles Police Captain Bill Murphy said that some of the officers will be handing out wanted flyers to fans in attendance.

“If it jogs anybody’s memory, please come forward to the officers that will be at the command post or to the detectives that will be inside the stadium,” Murphy said.

The Dodgers have contributed another $100,000 to the reward fund, bringing the total to more than $200,000.

Stow was moved to San Francisco General Hospital on Monday, where he remains in critical, but stable condition.

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Comments (3)
  1. Myan says:

    Post those billboards in Mexico and bet you someone would turn them in. They are hiding in Mexico.

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