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News Release

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Media Relations

Kidnap/Sexual Assault Suspect Sought

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Thursday, August 7, 2008
11:00 AM

WHERE:
Northeast Area Community Police Station
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065

WHO:
Councilmember Jose Huizar, 14th District
Captain William Murphy, Northeast Area Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Steven Flores, Northeast Detectives

WHY:
On July 26, 2008, at around 5:30 AM, a 23-year old woman was kidnapped from a bus stop at the corner of Colorado and Eagle Rock Boulevards. The suspect forced the woman into his car and drove her to a secluded area. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim, took her property and drove off.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years of age with a mustache. He stands 5' 7" to 5' 8", and weighs 140 lbs.

The suspect’s car was a dark blue 4-door 2006-2008 Honda Civic.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Northeast Sex Crime Detectives at 213-847-5454. On weekends or during off-hours call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).

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