Detectives Seek Additional Victims of Sexual Assault Suspect NR20055dm

February 27, 2020

Los Angeles: On February 14,
2020, Southwest Area officers arrested David Velazquez for Sexual

Velazquez worked as a tattoo artist at a tattoo shop located in the
4300 block of Crenshaw Boulevard. He has been named as the suspect
in multiple sexual assault reports that also occurred at the same
tattoo shop. During the reported incidents, the victims would
disrobe specific clothing for tattoo work. Once the clothing was
removed, Velazquez would sexually assault them. Detectives believe
there are additional victims who have not filed police

Anyone with additional information regarding David Velazquez, or
anyone who may have been a victim, are asked to call Southwest
Area Detective Javier Orijel at (323) 290-2976.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed
to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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 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 “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.