• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Hiker sexually assaulted in Elysian Park

Police released this sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a hiker on a trail in Elysian Park.

November 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Officials are asking for the public's help to find a predator who sexually assaulted a hiker on a trail near Academy Drive and Stadium Way in Elysian Park.

Detectives said the attack happened at around 1 p.m. on Halloween.

A woman was walking by herself on the trail. The suspect came out of the bushes, grabbed her from behind and assaulted her. He then took off on foot into the park.

Anyone with information was urged to call police at (877) LAPD-24-7.