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#LASD Special Victims Bureau Public Seeking Information Regarding Sexual Assault at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area

*****PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE - SEXUAL ASSAULT*******

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau detectives are seeking additional witnesses/victims regarding a sexual assault which occurred on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m.  The assault occurred in the 500 block of Durfee Road, South El Monte “Whittier Narrows Recreation Area.”
 
The female adult victim was jogging on a trail in the area when the suspect approached her from behind. He pulled her into the bushes and sexually assaulted her. The victim was able to fight the suspect off and escape. The suspect rode off on his bike toward Durfee Road and out of view.
 
The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 20 to 30 years of age, light skin, black faded haircut, 5’09, 175lbs, wearing a black t-shirt, black sweatpants, with a teardrop tattoo under his left eye.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Special Victims Bureau 24 Hour Tip Line at (877) 710-5273.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
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Ryan Rouzan, Deputy
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