Sexual Assault Suspect Sought NR15099dm

March 28, 2015

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Devonshire Area Sexual Assault detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting a victim in the Chatsworth area.

On March 27, 2015, around 8:30 p.m., a female was walking alone in the 10000 block of Cozycroft Avenue in the city of Chatsworth. The victim was knocked to the ground, lost consciousness and was sexually assaulted. She awakened approximately 15 minutes later. The suspect fled the location.

The suspect is described only as a male Hispanic.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Devonshire Division’s Sexual Assault Unit at (818) 832-0609. *After 6:00 p.m. on March 28, 2015 only, please call (818) 832-0633. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.