NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA.com) — Police Tuesday released a sketch of a sexual assault suspect who is wanted in Northridge.
Around 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, a male suspect entered the home of an elderly woman and proceeded to drag her outside of the residence, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Cold Weather And Dust Advisories
The suspect then attempted to sexually assault the woman before he fled from the area.READ MORE: Grant's 2 Goals Lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 Rout Of Tampa Bay
Detectives described the suspect as an African American man who is believed to be between the ages of 30 to 40-years-old, stands 5-foot-8 tall and weighs around 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a black shirt, black pants and black shoes.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Omicron Surge Still Raging In Southland, Despite Decline In Other Parts Of Country
Anyone with information regarding this incident has been urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s Sexual Assault Detail at (818) 832-0918.