Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Badge


News Release

Friday, October 14, 2005

Media Relations

Sexual Attack Suspect Sought in Silverlake District

Los Angeles:† Rampart Area Sex Crimes Detectives are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect who is wanted for an attempt sexual assault that occurred in the 1400 block of Lucille Avenue in the Silverlake District of Los Angeles.†

The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 11, 2005, around 1:00 p.m., when a male between 25-30 years of age told a woman that he was conducting research in her residential neighborhood.† When she opened the front door to greet him, he pushed her back into the home and forced her to the ground, where a violent struggle began.† The victim was successful in fending off the suspect, who then ran out of the victimís home.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic with a slender to medium build.† He has short straight hair, stands approximately 5'7", and was armed with a knife.†

Anyone with information on this or similar crimes is asked to contact Detective Hurd, Rampart Sex Crimes Detectives, at 213-207-2152.† During off hours and on weekends, call the 24-hour Detective Information Desk toll free at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).


Alerta a personas que viven y trabajan en la area de Rampart, donde han sucedido robos de residencia y negocios.

Puntos para protejerse:

  • Cierren todas las puertas y ventanas hantes de salir de casa.
  • Mantengan records de la serie y modelo de todo su equipo electronico.
  • Tome fotografias se sus objetos valuables y mantengalos en un lugar seguro.
  • Si observa a personas sospechosa reportelo al† departamento de policia.