Police Nab Sexual Assault Suspect After Sealing Off Hollywood Streets

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Police reportedly sealed off an area in Hollywood Sunday morning as they searched and eventually found a sexual assault suspect.

The assault was reported at 1:25 a.m. near Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, LAPD Sgt. L. Hoffman said.

“When officers arrived the suspect was not at the location so a perimeter was established,” Hoffman said.

Police closed off the area between Hollywood Boulevard and Franklin Avenue and Highland and Las Palmas avenues.

Officers spotted the suspect within the perimeter around 5 a.m. He was taken into custody.

No further details have been released.

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