Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


Woman Robbed, Sexually Assaulted and Beaten Near Cedars-Sinai

Sketch of the suspect (courtesy LAPD)
We need to hear from you.
Today during our spring member drive, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership. Thank you.

The Los Angeles Police Department have released details about an attack on a woman who was walking near Cedars-Sinai Hospital last weekend. The incident took place at around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 30th. The victim was approached by a man with a handgun who ordered her to give over her valuables. He ordered her to go with him to a secluded area nearby, where the suspect beat and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, with the victim's valuables, including money and jewelry. The LAPD describe the suspect as "a Black male with dark hair weighing 180 to 190 pounds. He appears to be 26 to 35 years old and stands 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall. He was wearing a black, button-down collared shirt, dark pants and a baseball cap with a flat bill."

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the LAPD immediately.

Most Read