Attempt Rape Suspect Sought NR23207ne

July 19, 2023

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department Central Division is asking for the public’s help in locating 21-year-old suspect, Sergio Andrew Garcia.

On July 10, 2023, at around 8:35 a.m., the suspect followed the victim on foot from the area of Olympic Boulevard and Albany. The suspect sexually assaulted the victim and attempted to remove her clothing as the victim walked under the 110 freeway at Olympic Boulevard and LA Live Way.

On July 11, 2023, at around 10:45 a.m., the suspect approached a second victim from the rear, slapped her back and fled the area. This occurred in the area of Chick Hern Court and Georgia Street.

On July 15, 2023, at around 9:20 a.m., the suspect approached a third victim on foot as she walked home from church in the 1300 block of South Alvarado Street. The suspect struck the victim in the face multiple times, causing her to fall to the ground and lose consciousness. The suspect removed the victim’s property and fled on foot.

On July 15, 2023, at around 9:35 a.m., in the 1300 block of South Burlington Avenue the suspect approached a fourth victim from behind as she rummaged through the trunk of her car. The suspect reached out and sexually assaulted her. He then fled on foot.

Suspect Andrew Garcia is described as a male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, stands 5’6” and weighs 151 pounds with a mustache. He is known to carry a black satchel with red lettering “Gucci”.

Anyone with information about any of these crimes is asked to contact Central MAC/Sex Detective Quintanilla at (23) 833-3750 or Detective Frias Rampart Robbery Table at (213) 484-3632/3460 for further information. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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.