The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man they say is suspected of breaking and entering a San Pedro woman's apartment and sexually assaulting her.
Police say the woman was about to enter her home when the suspect pushed her inside just after 6:30 p.m. along 11th street, the LAPD said in a statement.
“A violent physical and sexual assault occurred,” according to the statement.
The suspect ran off in an unknown direction after the assault.
Police say the man is described as Latino, 25 to 35 years old, stands about 5'6" tall and weighs between 150 and 170 pounds. He has black hair, a light mustache and tattoos on both arms.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD at (877) 527-3247. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Photo: Los Angeles Police Department.