Sexual battery/fondling

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Incident description: The victim was walking southbound on the west side of Figueroa Street at Exposition Boulevard. The suspect was riding a bicycle along with five other males on Figueroa Street, approached the victim and grabbed her buttocks.

The suspect and the other males continued riding south on Figueroa Street.

Suspect description: Male; no further description provided.

Suspect vehicle: A bicycle.

Reported offense: Sexual battery/fondling

Time & date of incident: 3:40 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2020

Location: Figueroa Street at Exposition Boulevard

If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, DPS asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault or battery, please consult the USC Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX for additional support, which includes USC Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Services.

DPS issued this crime alert for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.