Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect in Custody After Hours-Long Search in Hollywood

By Andrew Lopez
|  Sunday, Jul 6, 2014  |  Updated 7:41 PM PDT
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Attempted Sex Assault Suspect in Custody

NBC10.com

A male suspected of trying to sexually assault a person in a Hollywood parking garage was in custody after a three-hour police search Sunday.

 

A witness alerted police around 1:30 a.m. to a parking garage in the 1700 block of Las Palmas after hearing the alleged attempted sexual assault, according to Sgt. Hoffman of the Los Angeles Police Department.

 

The suspect had fled by the time officers arrived on scene and a search area was set up, police said. Areas between Hollywood Boulevard and Franklin Avenue and Las Palmas and Highland avenues were sealed off for the search.

At about 5 a.m. officers had the suspect in custody, officials said. Police were not releasing his identity as of Sunday morning.

The victim was taken to a hospital by a friend in unknown condition, officials said.

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