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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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Detectives Request Public’s Help to Locate a Person of Interest in Sexual Assault and Attempt Murder Investigation NR20236jc

UPDATE
September 26, 2020


A person of interest was identified, and his information was released to the press. This is to notify the public that the person identified, Kwan Dante Adams, a transient who frequents the area, has been arrested.

In the early morning hours of September 26, 2020, Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Gang and Narcotics Division, Fugitive Warrants Section, located Kwan Adams in the Venice Beach area. He was detained without incident and booked for an outstanding robbery warrant. He remains in custody with No Bail. Detectives from Robbery-Homicide continue to investigate the crime that occurred on September 8, 2020.

Anyone with information about this incident are urged to call Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery-Homicide Division detectives at (213) 486-6910. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org 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.



Venice Beach: The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD) is requesting the community's assistance in providing any information about a person of interest in relation to a sexual assault and attempt murder investigation.

In the early morning hours of September 8, 2020, detectives from RHD, Special Assault Section (SAS) responded to a sexual assault and attempt murder investigation in the area of Ocean Front Walk and Anchorage Street. An unconscious victim suffering from severe head trauma was discovered laying on the ground outside of a restroom.

An individual identified as Kwan Dante Adams has been identified as a person of interest related to the attack. Kwan Dante Adams is described as a 24-year-old black man with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He is known to have tattoos on his chest and arms. He is also wanted on a felony warrant for robbery.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division detectives at 213-486-6910. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on, "Anonymous Web Tips" under the, "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the, "P-3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



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