Santa Monica police seek victims of sex offender

Kelechi Amadi is a registered sex offender accused of trying to rape a woman in Santa Monica.
(Santa Monica Police Department)

Santa Monica police Thursday night were trying to find additional victims of a registered sex offender accused of trying to rape a woman at a bus stop in the city.

Kelechi Amadi, 34, is on parole for sexual battery and failure to register as a sex offender, the Santa Monica Police Department said.

He was arrested in connection with an attempted rape Wednesday at 4:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Santa Monica Boulevard.

The victim told officers that Amadi “touched her underneath her clothing and stated that he was going to rape her,” police officials said in a statement.


Police described Amadi as homeless and said he was known to use public transportation to travel across the Los Angeles area. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Darrick Jacob at (310) 458-8460 or the Police Department at (310) 458-8495. 

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