Sexual Assault Suspect Wanted NR18099ti

March 29, 2018

Boyle Heights: Los Angeles
Police Department’s Hollenbeck detectives are asking for the
public’s assistance in identifying a sexual assault suspect.

On March 17, 2018, around 3:30 p.m., a 13-year-old victim and his
family attended an event at a church near the 1700 block of Cesar
E. Chavez Avenue. After the event ended, the victim used the
upstairs restroom. An unknown male suspect approached the victim
and punched him in the face, knocking him down to the ground. The
suspect dragged the victim out of the restroom and attempted to
place him in a storage room. The victim lost consciousness as the
suspect attempted to rip his shirt apart. Around 5:30 p.m., the
victim was found unconscious in a secluded stairwell. The victim
awoke and complained of pain to his rectum. The suspect fled in an
unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a male black, bald or shaved head,
beard, light colored eyes, possibly green. He was last seen wearing
a yellow long sleeve T-shirt, light blue jeans with designer tears,
red Timberland boots with light tan colored soles.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective II
Sandra Lopez, Hollenbeck Area at (323) 342-8997. 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 Tipsters may also visit, 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