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Tuesday, September 7, 1999

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Victim Kidnapped, Raped and Robbed

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, September 7, 1999

Kidnap, Rape, Robbery

On Monday, September 6, 1999, at approximately 8:30 PM, a female Hispanic 20 years of age was walking in the alley in the 2600 block of La Cienega Boulevard, when a black Nissan pulled up behind her. Two suspects forced the victim into their Nissan at gunpoint and drove her possibly to the area of Jefferson Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, where they sexually assaulted and robbed her.

The first suspect is described as a male Black, 5'7" to 5'8" tall, 140/160 pounds, 17/18 years of age, light complexion, wearing a long sleeve shirt, unknown color, no further information. The second suspect is described as a male Black, 17/18 years of age, dark complexion, wearing an unknown type white hat.

Any leads can be forwarded to Wilshire Major Assault Detectives Shannon Smith and Jim Goosen at 213-847-3994, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. After hours please contact the Watch Commander at 213-485-4022.

For a composite of suspect #1, see Crime Alert [PDF].


For Release 4:40 pm PDT
September 7, 1999