Kidnap/Sexual Assault Suspect Sought

August 6, 2008

News Conference

Thursday, August 7, 2008
11:00 AM

Northeast Area Community Police Station
3353 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Councilmember Jose Huizar, 14th District
Captain William Murphy, Northeast Area Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Steven Flores, Northeast Detectives

On July 26, 2008, at around 5:30 AM, a 23-year old woman was kidnapped from a bus stop at the corner of Colorado and Eagle Rock Boulevards. The suspect forced the woman into his car and drove her to a secluded area. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim, took her property and drove off.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years of age with a mustache. He stands 5′ 7" to 5′ 8", and weighs 140 lbs.

The suspect’s car was a dark blue 4-door 2006-2008 Honda Civic.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Northeast Sex Crime Detectives at 213-847-5454. On weekends or during off-hours call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).