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September 30, 2021

***Update: Arrest***

October 7, 2021

Thanks to the assistance from our citizens, media partners, and investigators, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Juvenile Division announces an arrest of suspect for the sexual assault of a 16-year-old juvenile.

On October 6, 2021, around 3:20 p.m., LAPD investigators located 45-year-old Terry Edward Scott, Jr, in the 500 block of South San Pedro Street. Scott was arrested and booked for rape and kidnapping. Scott is currently on probation for a narcotics violation and is being held without bail.

This arrest was made possible due to several tips from the public and media coverage.

Scott is scheduled to be arraigned on October 8, 2021.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Juvenile Division Abused Child Section is seeking the public’s help after a sexual assault of a sixteen-year-old female victim.

On September 26, 2021, around 9 p.m., the suspect and victim were both observed at the Downtown Long Beach train station. The victim and suspect rode the same train, but separately, northbound to the Los Angeles area. The victim and the suspect transitioned to the same MTA bus, and got off near Vernon Avenue and San Pedro Street.

The suspect approached the victim from behind and grabbed her around the neck. The suspect forced the victim to a parking lot of an apartment building where he threatened to kill her and then raped her.

Suspect is described as a 35-year-old male Black, with black dreadlocks and brown eyes. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds with a muscular build. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the LAPD, Juvenile Division at (213) 486-0570 from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P-3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.