The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is on high alert as the suspect in Tuesday’s couple of attacks remains at large.
The suspect, passing a black man in his 30s, was recorded on CCTV footage when a woman was forced into a garage before attempting to rape her Tuesday around 12:30 pm on the 800th block of Vista Ave. She broke free, and the suspect fled the scene. Twenty minutes later, a man pushed another woman into her apartment about 7,600 blocks of Hampton Avenue in West Hollywood. She shouted, attracting the attention of neighbors, and the attacker fled.
The department asks the public to contact the Western Bureau of LAPD Special Assaults (213) 473-0447 if they have any information about the incident.
The public safety notice issued by the department is below:
West Hollywood Station and the Los Angeles Police Department want the community to know about the offensive transition.
Today, Feb. 15, 2022, at approximately 1 p.m., an adult woman was walking on block 800 on N. Vista Street in Los Angeles. A male, black, transitional, early 30s, in dark clothes and with a bag, shoved the female into the garage. The woman-victim was able to quickly get away from the suspect man. About 15-20 minutes into the 7600 Hampton Avenue neighborhood in West Hollywood, a black man, past the 1930s, in dark clothes with a bag, pushed an adult woman into her apartment. The woman victim screamed and the suspect man ran out. This is preliminary information.
If you see anything or anyone suspicious, please contact the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Office at (310) 855-8850 or 911 if it occurs. If you have information about an incident in the Los Angeles area, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department of the Western Bureau of Special Attacks at (213) 473-0447.LASD would like to remind community members to walk / run in pairs, raise their head and be aware of your surroundings.