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News Release

Wednesday, February 24, 1999

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Housekeeper Sexually Assaulted

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, February 24, 1999

On Tuesday, February 23, 1999, in the afternoon hours, a housekeeper was attacked and sexually assaulted in a house near Venice Boulevard and Shell Avenue. The suspect entered the location through an unlocked door. He brandished a knife and threatened to kill the victim.

The suspect is described as a male, Black, 5'9, 160 pounds, approximately 19 years of age. The suspect is young in appearance and has very short hair. The suspect has a light to medium complexion and is clean-shaven.

If you have any information, please contact Detectives Wachter or Thomas, Pacific Area Detectives Sex Crimes Unit at 310-202-4506. During off-hours you may contact the Pacific Area Watch Commander at 310-202-4502.




For Release 9:10 am PST
February 24, 1999