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Officials Release Sketch Of Pico Rivera Assault Suspect

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(Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

(Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

PICO RIVERA (CBS) — Authorities have released a sketch of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Pico Rivera alley and slashing her with a knife.

The attack occurred between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 24 when the suspect approached the woman near a business in the 8400 block of Rosemead Boulevard, Detective J. LaBella of the sheriff’s Pico Rivera Station said.

The suspect was described as Latino, in his mid-20s, six feet tall, about 260 pounds, and clean-shaven with bushy eyebrows. He spoke with a Spanish accent, LaBella said.

The sketch released Thursday shows the suspect wearing a dark hoody that conceals his forehead and ears.

Detectives urged anyone with information on the suspect to call (562)222-5533 or (562)949-2421.

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