HBPD asks the public for help finding a
sexual assault suspect
Hermosa Beach Police Department
December 17, 2008
For Immediate Release
"HBPD asks the public for help finding a
sexual assault suspect."
PIO: Sergeant Robert
Office: 310 318-0360
A female was sexually assaulted and
robbed while walking alone on a walk
street in the very early morning hours.
On 12-14-2008 at approximately 3:30AM
the female victim was walking alone near
the Strand in Hermosa Beach. She was
approached by the suspect who engaged
her in a brief conversation. The
suspect then sexually assaulted the
victim. The victim fought back and was
able to escape. The suspect did take
the victim's purse as she escaped.
The suspect is described as; male
Hispanic in his 20's, medium build
(120-150LB), shorter stature, with a
short cut hair.
A composite rendering was produced and
The public is asked to contact Detective
Lewis at (310) 318-0330 with any