LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police need the public’s help to find a man who attacked a transgender woman on a street in the Fairfax Village area.
The crime happened about 1 a.m. on Oct. 4 on La Brea Avenue, just north of Melrose Avenue, according to Los Angeles police.READ MORE: Border Patrol: SUVs Loaded With Migrants Came Through Hole In Border Fence, Believed To Part Of Smuggling Operation
The suspect knocked the victim to the ground, kicked her in the face and hit her in the head with a bottle, police said. The victim suffered a broken jaw and other injuries.READ MORE: Manhattan Beach Police Officer Charged With Sending Sexually Explicit Messages To Teenage Girl
The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall. He fled in a white, 2000 or later model Chevrolet Suburban. Police said it was possible more suspects participated in the crime.
Surveillance video showed the man running toward the victim just before the attack. Anyone knowing more about the case can call detectives DiRosario or Andrews at (213) 922-8268; or (877) LAPD-24-7.MORE NEWS: Dolly Parton Gets 'A Dose Of Her Own Medicine', Receives COVID-19 Vaccine
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