Van Nuys Assault with Intent to Commit Sex Crime NR20247wc

October 2, 2020

Van Nuys: On August 24, 2020, at
around 1:15 a.m., the suspect entered the victim’s residence. While
inside the residence the suspect entered a bedroom where two of the
victim’s minor children slept. He turned on the lights then turned
them off and exited the room. This awakened one of the children.
The suspect then walked into the victim’s bedroom where she was
sleeping alongside her husband. The suspect touched the victim’s
legs and then attempted to remove her shorts as he climbed on top
of her. The victim woke up, screamed, and kicked the suspect off
her. The victim’s husband woke up then pushed the suspect out of
the apartment.

The suspect fled the location and is described as a male White
approximately 30-35 years of age. The victim also stated that the
suspect had an Armenian accent.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Van Nuys
Area, Los Angeles Police Department, at 818-374-9500 or Van Nuys
Area Sex Detectives, at 818-374-0009. 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
the LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their
local program.