Westminster police Thursday sought the public’s help in tracking down a man accused of fatally stabbing a transient at a gas station.

Police were looking for suspect Trent William Millsap, 27, in connection with the killing of 37-year-old Robert East Wednesday, according to Sgt. Eddie Esqueda of the Westminster Police Department.

Police were called at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday to the 76 station at 6322 Westminster Blvd. regarding the stabbing, Esqueda said.

East, who sustained a stab wound to the chest, was rushed to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Millsap is a transient known to frequent Westminster, Garden Grove and Anaheim, police said.

Anyone with information on the stabbing was asked to call police at 714-548-3212. Orange County Crime Stoppers will accept anonymous tips at (855) TIP-OCCS.

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