***UPDATE: Person of interest detained, police say.**
The Los Angeles Police Department’s Juvenile Division, Abused Child Section detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for Kidnap Sexual Assault.
On October 11, 2022, the Los Angeles Police Department received information of a sexual assault investigation at a park in the 4700 block Klamath Street. Preliminary investigation revealed an unknown suspect approached a 14-year-old victim.
The suspect threatened the victim with a weapon and forced the victim into a bathroom. The suspect then proceeded to sexually assault the victim. The suspect left the location in an unknown direction.
Portions of this incident were captured on Closed Circuit Television (CCTV). The initial suspect description is of a male Black, curly hair, a goatee, wearing a white shirt with green and red stripes, and dark jeans.