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Sexual predator tries to take 2 girls

May 15, 2008 7:13:24 AM PDT
A suspected sexual predator has been caught on tape and police are releasing the video in hopes of finding him before he strikes again.Police say the suspect tried to abduct an 8-year-old girl last month on her way to school. He also tried the same thing in February with a 9-year-old girl.

In both cases, the victims were lured to apartment buildings where he tried to sexually assault them, but they were able to get away unharmed.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 6 inches, 170 pounds, with black spiked hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call LAPD's tipline at (877) LAW-FULL or (877) 529-3855.


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