CHATSWORTH (CBSLA.com) — Police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman walking in a Chatsworth neighborhood Friday night.
Police say the victim was alone in the area of the 10000 block of Cozycroft Avenue around 8:30 p.m. when she was knocked to the ground and assaulted.READ MORE: Street Closures From Electrical Pole Fire In Redondo Beach Lifted
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male.READ MORE: Lancaster Shooting Leaves One Wounded
Anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed suspicious activity is asked to contact Devonshire Sexual Assault Unit at (818) 832-0609 or the Devonshire Watch Commander at (818) 832-0633.MORE NEWS: Día De Los Muertos Celebrations and Others Return To LA
Police are meanwhile reminding pedestrians to stay aware of their surroundings, to refrain from wearing headphones or earbuds and to remain in well-lit, heavily traveled areas. They also recommend walking in groups or keeping in continuous contact with someone while advising them of your location.