Attempt Rape Suspect Sought NR15366rmh

October 28, 2015

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Hollenbeck Area Sex Crimes detectives are
asking the public’s help in providing any information that would
lead to the identity and arrest of the suspect involved in an
attempt rape.

On September 29, 2015, around 12:45 a.m., a male suspect approached
a female in the 1500 block of 1st Street. The suspect followed the
victim on 1st Street to Pecan Street where he attempted to sexually
assault her. The suspect was scared off when a bystander ran toward
the victim to render aid. The suspect fled west on 1st

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic with a black “flat top”
style haircut. He stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs
approximately 150 pounds. The suspect appears to be young, possibly
in his early 20’s.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact
Detective Lopez, Hollenbeck Area Sex Crimes, at (323) 342-8997,
during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, between 8:00
a.m. and 5:00 p.m). 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, click on
“webtips” and follow the prompts.