Palmdale suspect sought for attempted rape


Detectives said the victim was sitting at a bus stop outside of a Vallarta supermarket on 18th Street East when the suspect offered her a ride home.

On the way, the suspect allegedly tried to rape the woman.

When she began screaming, he beat her, and then left her in a parking lot.

The suspect's vehicle was described as a wine colored, older model Toyota pickup truck with bucket seats.

If you have information on the attempted rape, you're urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or (800) 222-8477.

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