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LAPD Arrests Taxi Cab Driver for Sexual Assault, Looking for More Victims

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It was last month on May 17th, 2 a.m. when a 31-year-old female hailed a cab in front of Ecco in Hollywood to grab a ride home. Armen Ayvazian was her driver, according to the LAPD, and when she got home, he allegedly followed her inside where he sexually assaulted her. Detectives caught up with the North Hills man last week and arrested him without incident. But police believe there are more victims out there and if you recognize him (a photo of his cab is below), give the police a call.


The type of cab Ayvazian drove
Anyone with information is asked to contact Robbery-Homicide Division Detective Al Contreras or Lieutenant Felicia Hall at (213) 485-2921. After-hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247) or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD. Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website: All tips may remain anonymous.