Woman raped in Pico Rivera alley

PICO RIVERA - Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who sexually assaulted at knifepoint last month in Pico Rivera.According to Sheriff's officials, the victim was in an alley near a business on the 8400 block of Rosemead Boulevard, north of Slauson Avenue, on Jan. 24 between 7-8 p.m. when she was approached by the suspect. The man threatened the victim and sexually assaulted her, authorities said. The suspect slashed the victim with a small knife and then fled. The suspect is described as a Hispanic in his mid-20s, six feet tall, approximately 260 pounds. He was clean shaven with bushy eyebrows and spoke with a Spanish accent. Anyone with information on the suspect's identity is asked to call Detective J. LaBella at (562) 222-5533 or the Pico Rivera Sheriff's Station at (562) 949-2421.

********** Published: February 17, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 44