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News Release

Sunday, January 9, 2005

Media Relations

Woman Sexually Assaulted

Los Angeles: On Thursday, January 6, 2005, at approximately 8:25 p.m., a 44 year-old woman was inside her residence in the area of Adams Boulevard and Manhattan Place, when a suspect entered her residence through a back door.

The suspect confronted the victim and used a taser device or stun gun in an attempt to subdue the victim, while he attempted to remove her clothing. The victim was able to free herself from the suspect. The suspect fled the location on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described as a male Black, black hair, brown eyes, 5'8, to 5'9, 20-25 years of age, wearing dark bulky clothing and a dark color beanie cap.

There is no Composite Drawing of the suspect at this time.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Operations-South Bureau, Sexual Assault Investigation Team responded to the scene and conducted the investigation.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Sexual Assault Investigation Team, at 213-473-4807. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free anonymous number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.



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