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July 28, 2017: MEDIA ADVISORY: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Commends Four People for their Courageous Actions

Sarah Ardalani, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

On Wednesday, District Attorney Jackie Lacey will honor four Southern California residents who saved victims of crime in the communities of Long Beach and Gardena.

The recipients include a woman who came to the aid of a mother viciously beaten by a stranger over a parking space; a man who saved a 13-year-old from an assault inside a restaurant bathroom; and two men who intervened in a hate crime attack on the beach.

WHAT:    Courageous Citizen Awards Ceremony

WHEN:    Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

TIME:      11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. (One-on-one interviews from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

WHERE:   The Queen Mary

  1126 Queens Highway

  Long Beach, CA 90802