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Monday, July 7, 2014

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Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested Investigators Seeking Possible Additional Victims NR14255nv

Los Angeles:   On June 19, 2014, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division, Special Assault Section, arrested 36-year-old Anthony Leroy Tinzly, a resident of Los Angeles for sexual assault.

On June 23, 2014, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office filed twelve felony counts against Tinzly.  The charges include kidnap, rape, sodomy and robbery.

Tinzly is a fifteen year United Parcel Service (UPS) employee.  He was linked to two separate sexual assaults that occurred on June 11, 2014 and June 18, 2014, in the South Los Angeles area.  Both incidents involved underage female blacks.

Tinsly owns a white, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, California License plate number 6XZE700.  Based on the evidence, Detectives believed there may be additional victims. They are asking for the public’s assistance in locating possible additional victims.

Tinzly was booked on June 19, 2014.  His bail amount is set for $2,670,000.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes is encouraged to contact Detective John Macchiarella, LAPD’s Robbery-Homicide Division, Sexual Assault Section at (213) 486-6926. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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