Assault and Battery

Incident description: A university security ambassador (a “Yellow Jacket”) was approached by the suspect, and after a brief conversation, the security ambassador was punched in the face. The suspect then ran away.

Time & date of incident: 3:10 a.m. on Feb. 22, 2021

Location: Eastside of La Sorbonne Apartments at 1170 31st St.

Suspect description: The suspect is a Black male, approximately 30 to 35 years old, 6 feet, 1 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a black sweater, black pants and white shoes.

Suspect vehicle: No vehicle seen.

If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (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.

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