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News Release

Friday, July 13, 2001

Media Relations

Devonshire Detectives Seek The Public's Help in Finding Lewd Act Suspect

"Devonshire Detectives Seek the Publics Help in Finding Lewd Act Suspect"


Los Angeles - Devonshire Area Detectives are investigating a series of incidents involving lewd conduct with young girls.

In these incidents, the suspect accosts the victims, primarily girls ages six though twelve years old, while seated in his vehicle. He exposes himself and commits a lewd act. The incidents occurred in residential neighborhoods during the early afternoon and evening hours, generally in the Granada Hills and Northridge areas.

The suspect is a male White, brown/blond hair, blue eyes, 25-35 years of age, with a neatly groomed mustache and goatee.

The suspect’s vehicle has been described as a 1975-1980’s, red, Chevy Camaro, with California style license plates.

The investigation is being conduct by Devonshire Area Detectives. Anyone with information which could assist in the identification and arrest of this suspect is asked to call Devonshire Detectives at 818-756-8291 during business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. After business hours, calls can be placed to the Devonshire Community Police Station at 818-756-8283.

This press release was prepared by Officer Hayley Purece, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.