$25,000 Reward Offered for Group That Attacked Transgender Woman | NBC Southern California

$25,000 Reward Offered for Group That Attacked Transgender Woman

Police released security camera footage to help the public identify the suspects



    Los Angeles Police Department
    Surveillance video along Hollywood Boulevard captured this image of three members of a group that attacked a transgender woman May 31, 2013.

    Police on Tuesday announced a $25,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of multiple people who seriously assaulted a transgender woman in Hollywood last month.

    The victim, known as “Vivian,” was assaulted while walking on Hollywood Boulevard about 2:15 a.m. on May 31, police said.

    The Los Angeles Police Department released security camera footage that shows multiple males chasing a woman in a red dress down a dark Hollywood Boulevard. The group is seen kicking the victim on the ground before running away.

    Pictured at right, one of the suspected attackers was wearing a white tshirt with the letters YSL (Yves Saint Laurent), and black pants.

    The victim was hospitalized for a week with severe injuries, including two black eyes and cuts on the face.

    Police asked anyone with information about the attack to call 213-972-2967 or email hollywoodcrimetips@gmail.com.

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