Safety Alert and Request for Assistance- Sexual Assault

March 15, 2024 9:20 AM

On March 1, a sexual assault occurred of a lone female who was waiting for a ride in the 1700 block of Ocean Park Boulevard. At about 8:15 PM, the male suspect approached the victim as he was pulling down his pants and making lewd statements. The victim turned to leave the area when the suspect grabbed her from behind and began touching the victim inappropriately over her clothing. The victim struggled with the suspect and was able to free herself and flee the area. The suspect was caught on surveillance camera leaving the location.


A video clip along with several images of the suspect have been attached to this bulletin. 


The Santa Monica Police Department urges anyone with any information about this incident or individual to contact SMPD Detective Tavera at, Detective Sergeant Goodwin at, or the Watch Commander (24 hours) at 310-458-8427.  

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Erika Aklufi



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