Two Girls Abducted from Elementary School

June 5, 2004


News Conference

WHEN: Monday, June 7, 2004 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wilshire Area Police Station 4861 Venice Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90019

Los Angeles: On Friday, June 4, 2004, at around 2:45 p.m., two girls, ages 8 and 10, were abducted from in front of the Wilshire Crest Elementary School, located at 5241 West Olympic Boulevard. The suspect approached the girls, and asked them if they would help him find his missing dog. The girls agreed and got into the suspect’s car. The suspect enticed the girls to drink an unknown substance, which made them feel sleepy. The suspect drove the girls to an unknown location and sexually assaulted one of the girls. The suspect dropped the girls off a couple of miles from where they were abducted.

The suspect was described as a Male, Caucasian, 5’11” to 6’00” tall, unknown weight, clean cut, and wearing a dark green baseball cap. He was driving a black, 4-door, possibly a Honda vehicle with lightly tinted windows.

A composite drawing will be available at the press conference

Anyone with any information please contact West Bureau Sexual Assault Detail, Detective Gonzales or Detective Johnson at 213-473-0447.

This news release was prepared by Officer Esther Mya Pe Reyes, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.