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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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Police Looking for Child Molest Suspect NR13153rf

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department 77th Area officers are looking for a man they believe has engaged in a number of illicit sexual acts with under-aged females.

The suspect is described as 27-year-old Melvin Ramos. He is a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.  He also has a scar on his left eyebrow.

Police advise that anyone who may have seen Ramos should not approach him, but instead call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD 77th Division sexual assault detectives at 213-473-4807.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.