Arrest of Attempt Kidnap Suspect NA20049ma

September 8, 2020

WHAT: Press Conference

WHEN: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Rampart Community Police Station 1401 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles 90017 The press conference will be in the rear parking lot. Entry will be through the entrance on Loma Drive beginning at 10:30 a.m.

WHO: LAPD Commander Michael Oreb, Commanding Officer, Transit Services Group LAPD Captain III Alfonso Lopez, Commanding Officer, Rampart Area LAPD Captain I Adrian Gonzalez, Commanding Officer, Rampart Patrol Division LAPD Lieutenant II Craig Heredia, Commanding Officer, Rampart Detective Division LAPD Crimes Against Persons detectives Victim and her family

DETAILS: Detectives will discuss an attempt kidnap of a 6-year-old girl which occurred on August 18, 2020 in the area of 6th and Coronado Street. They will be sharing information about the incident and the arrest of the suspect, 24-year-old Elijah John Lopez.

VISUALS: Community Alert and Crime Alert which includes photos of the suspect.

CONTACT: For additional information, please contact Media Relations Section at (213)486-5910.