Girl kidnapped at Green Line station, sexually assaulted
L.A. County Sheriff's detectives were searching Thursday for a man who kidnapped a 14-year-old girl at the Green Line station in Hawthorne and sexually assaulted her.
The man allegedly grabbed the girl about 9 p.m. Saturday as she was walking up a stairwell at the station in the 11900 block of South Crenshaw Boulevard and forced her to go down the stairs with him into a red compact car.
He drove for about 10 minutes, parked in an alley and forced her to go inside a townhouse with him, where he sexually assaulted her and attempted to rape her, sheriff's officials said.
The girl managed to escape and reported the incident to law enforcement.
His car is described as a red 1990s four-door compact littered with trash and food and smelling of cigarettes, authorities said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s special detectives bureau at (877) 710-5273. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call L.A. Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Nate Jackson