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Young Mother Grabbed From Behind and Sexually Assaulted After Dropping Her Son Off at School
Police are looking for a man who snuck up behind a woman, dragged her into a carport and sexually assaulted her just after she had dropped her son off at school in Montebello, according to KCAL.
The assault happened on Tuesday around 8:30 am in the carport of an apartment complex in the 800 block of South Greenwood Avenue in Montebello. The suspect grabbed the woman and told her that he had a gun and he would shoot her if she didn't cooperate. He covered her mouth and assaulted her, but she fought back. She got a telephone call, which seemed to startle him. He fled the scene, but not before she got a chance to look at him.
The victim described the suspect as a young Hispanic male, who stands at 5'8", weighs around 140 pounds and looks like he's 17-20 year old. He has two lip piercings on either side of his upper lips.
Men and women alike at the apartment complex were shocked that a sexual assault had taken place in broad daylight where they live. Maria Bernal told KCAL, "I feel uncomfortable now."
Anyone with information is asked to call Montebello police Detective Paul Antista at 323-887-1249.
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