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Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Sexual Assault Suspect Sought NR16113ti

April 1, 2016 NR16114rh

UPDATE

On March 31, 2016, The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division assumed investigative responsibility for the Van Nuys Sexual Assault case. Detectives from Robbery- Homicide Division continued to follow up on leads developed by Van Nuys officers.

At approximately 11:25 p.m., Robbery-Homicide Division was able to locate the suspect and took him into custody without incident. The suspect, identified as Enrique Orozco, was booked on April 1, 2016 at 8:10 a.m., for 209 (a) PC, Kidnap for Rape. His bail is set at one million dollars.




March 31, 2016 NR16114ti



UPDATE
Continuing investigation has revealed the suspect has brown eyes, is known to local businesses and goes by the possible name of "Enrique".




Van Nuys:
The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a sexual assault suspect.

On March 29, 2016 around 7:00 p.m., the suspect entered a business, grabbed victim, and dragged her to the rear of the location. The suspect then attempted to sexually assault the victim, and eventually left the area.

The suspect is described as a 30 year-old male Hispanic, black hair, unknown eyes. He stands around 6 feet tall and weighs around 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, and blue pants, unknown color shoes.





Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Van Nuys Officer A. Vardanian, Sexual Assault Detail at (818)-374-0008. 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 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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