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South Gate teen attacked while walking to school

A 15-year-old girl was attacked on her way to school in the 3400 block of Liberty Boulevard near the corner of Elizabeth Avenue in South Gate. (Google Maps)
April 27, 2011 12:58:46 AM PDT
A 15-year-old girl was attacked on her way to school on Tuesday morning, and police say the suspect may be a repeat offender.

South Gate police said the teen was attacked in the 3400 block of Liberty Boulevard near the corner of Elizabeth Avenue.

The suspect description is similar to at least three other attacks in South Gate, police said. The victims range in age from 8 to 28.

Police say the attacks have gone from groping to a sexual assault.

The suspect was described as a male Hispanic in his 20s. He is about 5 foot, 4 inches to 5 foot, 8 inches, thin build, with short dark hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and black pants at the time of the attack.


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