Lewd Act Upon a Child in a Clothing Store Caught on Video NR17217sr

July 20, 2017

Los Angeles: Sexual Assault
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Area
are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a sexual

On July 5, 2017 around 3:00 p.m., the suspect entered a local
clothing store in the South 400 block of Los Angeles Street in the
city of Los Angeles. The suspect entered the store and walked up to
a young girl and grabbed her buttocks with his right hand. The
suspect then fled the location on foot.

The suspect is described as a Male Black around 30-40 years of age.
He is about 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 155 pounds. He was
wearing a neon green tank top, baggy black shorts, multi-colored
socks and black shoes. He was also wearing a large diamond stud
earring in his left ear.

The suspect also matches the description and actions of a similar
incident that occurred at the Los Angeles Public Library. The
suspect approached a young girl in the children’s section of the
library and reached his hand between her legs. The young girl ran
away from him.

**To view the video of the suspect please go to

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Central
Area Sexual Assault Detective Breegle at 213-996-1836. 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
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