COLTON (CBSLA.com) — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a sex assault suspect.
The alleged assault took place around 9:35 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the 700 block of East M Street, Colton police said.READ MORE: Mother of Three Murdered Children in Reseda is in Custody as Police Continue Investigation
The female victim told officers she was assaulted by a Hispanic man who she had met while waiting at a nearby bus stop.
“The suspect followed the victim as she walked to a friend’s house and assaulted her behind some shrubs out of sight from passing motorists,” Det. Ray Mendez said.READ MORE: City Of Los Angeles Expanding Vaccine Eligibility To Residents 16 And Older Tuesday
The suspect is described at 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build. He has acne scars on his cheeks and two scars on his stomach.
“The suspect may use the name of ‘Tony’, and possibly lives in the city of Colton,” Det. Mendez said.MORE NEWS: BAFTA Awards 2021: Chloé Zhao Wins Best Director, 'Nomadland' Wins Best Picture
Anyone with information should contact the Colton Police Department at (909) 370-5110.