Attempted murder and other charges were filed Wednesday against a 25-year-old man accused of stabbing two men after sexually assaulting a woman in Huntington Beach.
Lamont Edward Waters Jr. is charged with two counts of attempted murder, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of assault with the intent to commit a sexual offense, all felonies. He also faces sentencing enhancement allegations for the personal use of a deadly weapon, inflicting great bodily injury on the stabbing victims and use of a deadly weapon in commission of a sex offense.
Waters was ordered held on $565,000 bail pending arraignment, which was rescheduled for March 15.
Police were called to the Cliffs bar at 424 17th St. about 7:20 p.m. Monday regarding the stabbings of two victims — a 68-year-old man stabbed in the hand and a 70-year-old man who was stabbed in the neck.
Waters ran away before police arrived, but he was found on the beach near Tower 24, about a quarter-mile west of Goldenwest Street, police said.
He’s accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the beach near Goldenwest Street and Pacific Coast Highway prior to the stabbings, police said.