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Posted on: May 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Suspect Arrested for Sexual Assault on S. Atlantic Boulevard

MPK News Release-Suspect Arrested for Sexual Assault on S. Atlantic Boulevard 5-28-23

On May 28, 2023 at approximately 12:33 p.m., the Monterey Park Police Department responded to the 1800 block of S. Atlantic Blvd. regarding a sexual assault in progress investigation. Monterey Park Police Department received information that a male suspect had tackled a female walking in the area and was possibly assaulting her.  

With the assistance from the community, Monterey Park Police Department arrived on scene and located the suspect attempting to flee the area.   

The Monterey Park Police Department arrested the suspect for 220(a)(1) PC, assault with the intent to commit rape. The suspect is identified as Rudy Barboza, 37 from El Monte and currently on active parole.  Barboza remains in custody with bail of $1,100,000. 

Detectives are requesting that anyone with information that could lead to the identification of additional victims or witnesses to please contact the Monterey Park Police Department at 626-573-1311.  

Media Contact  
Lieutenant Bob Hung, Monterey Park Police Department 
626-307-1236 
bhung@montereypark.ca.gov

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