On Thursday, November 17, 2016 at approximately 12:45 a.m. in the 800 block of W. El Repetto Drive, Monterey Park, a female was approached in the walkway of her apartment complex by the described suspect. He demanded money from the victim and attempted to grab her, however, the victim fought back. The suspect fled on foot prior to police arriving on scene. Suspect is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build.
On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at approximately 11:40 p.m., in the 800 block of W. El Repetto Dr., a female was approached by the described suspect while seated in her vehicle. He demanded money from the victim. When the victim told him she had no money, the suspect fondled the victim in her car. He fled on foot prior to police arriving on scene. Suspect is described as a male Hispanic approximately 5 foot 10 inches with a medium build.
The suspect in both cases was wearing a “hoodie.” During both crimes the suspect targeted female victims who were alone. The Monterey Park Police Department would like to remind everyone to beware of their surroundings, especially during night time hours.
A sketch of the suspect was created by information provided by one of the victims.
The Monterey Park Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying and locating the suspect or any information that may assist us in this investigation. If you have additional information on this crime you can contact the Monterey Park Police Department Investigations Bureau at 626-307-1487, the on duty Watch Commander at 626-307-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
Sergeant Rick Munder, Monterey Park Police Department