Mission Hills: Detectives from
the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division are seeking
additional victims who may have had contact with Jorge Enrique
Lopez-Maza, aka “Julio Ramirez-Sarmiento.”
On April 21, 2017, Lopez-Maza approached a lost six-year-old female
child inside a shopping center in Panorama City. He engaged in a
conversation with her, gained her trust, and subsequently lured her
outside into an isolated area of the parking lot. Lopez-Maza then
sexually assaulted her behind some metal recycling bins.
Jorge Enrique Lopez-Maza, a
26-year-old from Los Angeles, was arrested on April 21, 2017 and
booked for 209(A) PC – Kidnap to Commit Lewd Act Upon a Child.
Lopez-Maza is currently in custody and being held on $1,000,000
Anyone with information about additional victims is asked to call
Detective Support and Vice Division Threat Management Unit,
Detective Madero, at (213) 996-1375. Anyone wishing to remain
anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to
www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit
www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the
“Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.