Sexual Assault Suspect Apprehended
October 24, 2013
Less than 48 hours after a woman was sexually assaulted after leaving the Metro Expo Line Station at Jefferson and La Cienega a suspect was taken into custody by Culver City police detectives.
The sexual assault occurred in Culver City. On October 9 a 31-year-old female was riding on the Expo line from Downtown Los Angeles to the Jefferson / La Cienega Station in Los Angeles. When she exited the train the suspect, who was also on the train, followed her behind her closely.
The suspect followed victim a short distance into Culver City where the suspect committed the sexual assault on the sidewalk at National Blvd and Eastham Drive.
Pictures of the suspect were captured by cameras on the train and on the platform at the station. CCPD released the pictures to the media which were broadcast on the television news and made available online.
On Thursday at 7 pm Culver City detectives received information regarding the identity of the sexual suspect. Detectives located the suspect and arrested a male juvenile who resides in the City of Los Angeles.
The suspect was later transported to Central Juvenile Hall.
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