Skateboarder Sex Bandit Sought by LAPD

Skateboarder Sex Bandit Sought by LAPD
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It was only a matter of time before Southern California produced its first skateboard sex bandit.

The LAPD overnight said a serial butt-grabber was on the loose in Van Nuys. And he's allegedly using a skateboard to ride up on victims and then get away. Here's the 411:

The skater, in his early 20s, has ridden up on victims three times in recent days and copped an illicit feel "as he passed," the department said in a community alert.

He attacks during the walk-to-school hour, cops said.


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The assaults happened between 7 and 8 a.m. in an area bordered by Sherman Way to the north, Vanowen Street to the south, Van Nuys Boulevard to the west, and Hazeltine Avenue to the east, according to the LAPD.

Detectives released this sketch of the sexually charged skater:

Skateboarder Sex Bandit Sought by LAPD
LAPD

He's described as a 5-foot, 7-inch man wearing a gray hoodie and gray pants and sporting sunglasses.

If you know who this guy might be, call detectives at (818) 374-0040.

Send feedback and tips to the author. Follow Dennis Romero on Twitter at @dennisjromero. Follow LA Weekly News on Twitter at @laweeklynews.


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