Sexual Assault Suspect - Charges Filed

March 17, 2023 12:47 PM

On March 14 ,2023 Anthony Pittman was arrested in West Hollywood for a sexual assault series committed in Santa Monica, LAPD’s Northeast Division, and LAPD’s Wilshire Division between August 28, 2022 and September 15, 2022.

On March 16, 2023, The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Airport Office filed three counts of forcible rape, one count of forcible sodomy, one count of digital penetration, and one count of sexual battery. Using DNA evidence, authorities were able to link the cases, all of which involved adult female victims who were experiencing homelessness at the time of the assaults.

If you have any information about Pittman or the assaults, please contact the Santa Monica Police Department Watch Comander at (310)458-2249 if after hours, or Sgt. Chad Goodwin (310) 458-8931 ; Detective Oscar Flores (310) 458-8609.

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