Rape Suspect Sought NR17135ti

May 10, 2017

February 28, 2018

On February 23, 2018, around 1:50
p.m., Alhambra Police Department arrested 44-year-old Nicolas
Morales, a resident of Santa Clarita, for raping and sexually
assaulting women.

Alhambra Police Department is the lead investigating agency.

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police
Department, Operations West Bureau Special Assault Section are
seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a rape

On January 7, 2017, the female victim left a club in the Hollywood
area and got into the suspect’s vehicle, a late model four-door
car, believing it was the ride sharing car she had ordered.

The suspect drove the victim to a secluded location, where he
sexually assaulted her. During the time the suspect kept the victim
captive, he told her personal information about himself. The
suspect stated he either lived or worked in the Long Beach area.
The suspect claimed to own an accounting business, and that his
brother works with him. The suspect also claimed to have another
brother in law enforcement.

Suspect is described as a 25 to 30-year-old male Middle
Eastern with dark hair. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs
around 165 pounds.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Los
Angeles Police Department’s Operation West Bureau-Sexual Assault
Section at 213-473-0447. 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 program.