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News Release

Friday, June 15, 2007

Media Relations

LAPD Seeks Public Help in Finding Sexual Assault Suspect

What:      
News conference

When:     
Friday, June 15, 2007 4:30 p.m.

Where:    
Atoll Avenue and Victory Boulevard Van Nuys, CA  91401

Who:        
Councilmember Wendy Greuel
Deputy Chief Michel Moore
Robbery Homicide Detectives
Captain James Miller, Van Nuys Community Police Station

Why:        
On June 13, 2007, an 8-year-old boy walking from Erwin Street Elementary School in Van Nuys was sexually assaulted.

The boy's babysitter lost sight of the boy when he ran ahead of her. A male Hispanic grabbed the boy and pulled him into car.The man drove to a secondary locations and assaulted the boy.

A composite sketch of the suspect will be on display.

Any questions regarding this news conference please call Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.