He allegedly tried to sexually assault her, but the woman was able to fight him off.
The suspect is described as a black man, about 5 feet tall, with a medium build. He has a buzz-cut hairstyle with no facial hair, and was wearing a dark-colored shirt at the time of the attack.
Anyone with information is urged to call Hawthorne police at (310) 349-2700, or (310) 349-2820.
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