Monday, December 5, 2022
West Valley Community Police Station
19020 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335
LAPD Captain Brian Wendling, Commanding Officer, West Valley Area LAPD Detective Joseph Hampton, West Valley Sexual Assault Investigations
On November 21, 2022, around 12:00 p.m., a female victim was hiking along a local trail located near the 17000 block of Mulholland Drive. The suspect approached the victim from behind, forced her to a secluded area, and sexually assaulted her. The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, 30 years of age, with a two-inch scar on his right forearm.
The commanding officer and assigned investigators of West Valley Sexual Assault Investigations are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a sexual assault along a local hiking trail, and updating the details of the investigation.
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