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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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Los Feliz Burglary/Sexual Battery Series NR12451td

Los Angeles: Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary/sexual battery suspect who has entered and burglarized multiple residences in the Los Feliz community. Between March 27, 2012 and August 17, 2012, the suspect has entered 13 single family and multi-unit dwellings along Los Feliz Boulevard.

He frequently enters the victim’s residence between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m.  He has taken the victims property while they are asleep inside.  The suspect has made sexual contact with some of the victims while they were sleep. When the victims wake up the suspect leaves on foot.

The suspect has been described as a 25-to 30-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes.  He is 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slim build and broad shoulders.  He weighs 160-180 pounds.

The community is reminded that composite drawings are based on the perception of witnesses.  Additional witnesses have described the suspect as having a closely shaven haircut and a thick mustache.

For your safety, detectives are asking the community to lock your doors and windows at night and pay attention to your surroundings.

Anyone with information about the suspect or these crimes is asked to contact Robbery Homicide Division, Special Assault Section during normal business hours at 213-486-6910. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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Karim Torki, Outstanding Community Member
Karim Torki
Outstanding Community Member