Arcadia police seek help in finding sexual assault suspect


Arcadia police continued their search for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman, and asked the public for help.

Police also released a composite drawing of the suspect on Wednesday. He was described as Hispanic, in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 140-150 pounds. Police said at the time of the attack, he wore a light colored t-shirt and dark colored shorts.

According to police, the suspect had a shaved head, a long nose and a crossed left eye. Chief of Police Robert Gutherie also noted a tattoo on the left side of the suspect’s neck, which he said resembled “growing plant vines.”

The assault happened at about 8:40 p.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of South Santa Anita Avenue, police said. Police said he rode from the scene on a silver or metal-color BMX-style bicycle.

Anyone with information about the case was urged to  call the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

City News Service contributed to this story.


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