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Man sought in Pico Rivera slashing, sexual assault [Updated]

February 3, 2011 |  8:29 am

Sketch artist’s rendering of the suspect. Authorities sought the public’s help Thursday in finding a man who sexually assaulted and slashed a woman in Pico Rivera.

The man attacked the woman the night of Jan. 24 in an alley in the 8400 block of Rosemead Boulevard south of Slauson Avenue, said officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

They said he slashed the woman with a small knife during the sexual assault. He is described as a Latino in his mid-20s, 6 feet tall and about 260 pounds with bushy eyebrows. He was clean-shaven at the time of the attack.

Anyone with information on the suspect is encouraged to contact Detective J. LaBella at (562) 222-5533 or the Pico Rivera sheriff’s station at (562) 949-2421.

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-- Ann M. Simmons

Image: Sketch artist’s rendering of the suspect. Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

[Updated at 3:49 p.m.: A previous version of this post said the incident occurred north of Slauson Avenue.]

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