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News Release

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Media Relations

Home Invasion/Sexual Assault NR 15337rmh

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery Homicide Division, Special Assault Section, is asking the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identity and arrest of the suspect involved in a home invasion sexual assault.

On September 30, 2015, around 1 a.m., a male suspect entered the victim's residence in the 18600 block of Vintage Street, in the Northridge area, and sexually assaulted an elderly woman.

The suspect left the residence in an unknown direction.

The suspect is as a male Hispanic (possibly Middle Eastern) with black hair. He stand 5 feet 7 inches tall, has a muscular build, and had his hair rolled up in a ponytail (bun).

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Kim Fairchild at the Special Assault Section, Robbery-Homicide Division, at (213) 486-6910, during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.). During non-business hours or on weekends, and holidays, contact LAPD RACR Division's 24 hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 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.