Police Hunt For Sexual Predator In Calabasas

CALABASAS (CBS) — Officials in Calabasas say a man tried to sexually assault an 8-year-old girl yesterday.

The attempted assault occured around 2:45 p.n. in the 23600 block of Park Capri, according to Lt. Andy Rosso of the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department.

Rosso said the suspect lured the young girl into a secluded area.

The suspect tried to commit a sexual act, says Rosso, “[but] the child was able to run away to safety.”

Rosso described the suspect as a white male, about 30 years of age, with sandy blond hair. The victim said the suspect was also about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He was wearing tan shorts.

Officials asked anyone with information regarding the incident to call detectives at the Special Victims Bureau at (562) 946-8293 or the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s at (818) 878-1808.

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