Skateboard attacker sexually battered women, LAPD says

Los Angeles police Tuesday night were looking for a man who has sexually battered three women in Van Nuys while swooping by them on a skateboard.

The man approached the woman from behind and grabbed them, the Los Angeles Police Department said. 

The incidents took place between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. in an area bordered by Sherman Way on the north, Vanowen Street on the south, Van Nuys Boulevard on the west and Hazeltine Avenue on the east.

The suspect was wearing a grey hoodie, grey pants and sunglasses. He was described by police as Latino, about 5 feet 7 and weighing 130 pounds. He was between 20 and 25 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (818) 374-0040.


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