CYPRESS, Calif. --
Police are looking for a suspect who impersonated a police officer and molested a 17-year-old boy in Cypress on Monday morning.Police said the teen stopped to use his cell phone on the 9500 block of Valley View Boulevard when a man drove up and identified himself as an off-duty officer. The man told the teen to pull into a restaurant parking lot and took his cell phone and driver's license. The man did a pat-down search, during which he sexually assaulted the boy several times.
The victim realized the suspect was not a police officer and became scared. Police said the suspect eventually returned the victim's driver's license and cell phone and allowed him to leave.
The suspect is described as white, clean-shaven, in his 40s, 5 feet, 11 inches, about 160 pounds and drove a red Dodge pickup truck.
Anyone with information is urged to call Cypress detectives at (714) 229-6631.