Sexual Assault Suspect Sought NR16052mjl

February 15, 2016

Northridge: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Devonshire Detectives are asking for the
public’s help in identifying a sexual assault suspect.

On February 2, 2016 around 10:30 p.m. the suspect entered an
elderly victim’s residence, grabbed the victim, and dragged her out
of the residence. The suspect then attempted to sexually assault
the victim. The suspect eventually left the area.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 40-year-old male Black. He
stands 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 180 pounds. He was last
seen wearing a black jacket, black shirt, black pants and black

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact
Devonshire Detective Scott Scheff, Sexual Assault Detail at
818-832-0918. 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
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.