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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Friday June 8th, 2012 :: 12:41 p.m. PDT


Rowland Heights assault suspect on bail arrested boarding one-way flight to China

Late in the evening of March 30, 2012, Walnut Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a 20 year Chinese national man, Gangyi Zhang for a robbery and assault that had occurred at a restaurant earlier that night on the 18700 block of Colima Road in Rowland Heights.

During the incident Zhang and other unknown suspects go...t into an argument with a 26 year old Pomona man. The argument escalated and Zhang and the other suspects kicked and punched the victim repeatedly while stealing his wallet.

The suspect was arrested and later posted bail and was due in court on June 4, 2012. The suspect did not appear in court, the charges were filed and a warrant for his arrest issued.

On June 4th at approximately 10:45 pm, United States Customs and Border Protection identified suspect Zhang at Los Angeles International Airport and arrested him as he attempted to board a flight to China. Zhang was returned to the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and being held on $100,000 bail. His next court date is June 7, 2012 in West Covina Court.

Deputy Benjamin Grubb
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
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