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Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Sexual Assault Suspect Sought NR14356dm

September 25, 2014
UPDATE


The below incident occurred in the 3700-3900 block of W. 6th Street.


Los Angeles:
  Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Sexual Assault detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting a victim in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles.

On September 8, 2014, around 5:30 p.m., the victim was working at a video store in Koreatown.  A male Black entered the store and demanded free videos.  The victim refused and asked the suspect to leave.  The suspect became angry, threw the victim on the floor, sexually assaulted her and left the store.

The suspect is described as a male Black, dark complexion, 21 to 25 years old.  He stands 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall and weighs 170 to 210 pounds.  There is no further information.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact West Bureau Sexual Assault Detective Benjamin at 213- 473-0417 or email 32519@lapd.lacity.org. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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