UCLA police seek suspect

The UCLA campus, where police say a man sexually battered a woman. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times / December 4, 2013)

Police at UCLA on Wednesday were looking for a man who touched a woman on campus near the A-level of Murphy Hall.

The man approached the victim Monday shortly before 7 p.m. and asked for directions, police said. Near the elevators, the man touched the woman and fled when she said she was calling police.

The suspect is described as Latino, about 20 years old and 5-feet-8, according to police. He weighs about 160 pounds.

Anyone with information about the man or similar incidents is asked to call UCLA police at (310) 825-9371. Refer to report 13-2137. Anonymous tips can be left at (310) 794-5824.

 

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