PICO RIVERA (CBS) — Sheriff’s detectives Sunday were searching for a suspect in an alleged sexual assault at a park in Pico Rivera.
According to authorities, the victim, identified as a 6-year-old boy, reported the incident about 2:35 p.m. Saturday after a soccer match at Rio Hondo Park.READ MORE: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
“He went into the bathroom alone, and was sexually molested by the white man with tattoos on his neck and one arm,” sheriff’s Lt. Robert Smith of the Pico Riviera Station said.
Witnesses told a local television news station that after the incident, the man walked the crying child out to his mother, handed him over and then fled in a white van with a partial license beginning with “6J.”READ MORE: Joshua Wells, 29, Arrested In Connection To Double Murder Of Long Beach Couple Over Alleged Parking Dispute
The suspect was described by witnesses as about 6’2, weighing approximately 200 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a bandanna on his head with a Mexican Flag on it.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Special Victims Bureau at (877) 710-LASD or “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS to remain anonymous.MORE NEWS: SpaceX Inspiration4, With All-Civilian Crew, Splashed Down In Atlantic Ocean Saturday After Historic 3 Day Mission
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