On July 30th, at approximately 10:00 AM, the Culver City Police Department responded to a call of an assault that occurred in the area of National Boulevard and Wesley Street. The victim, a 17-year-old female jogger, was running north on the bike path alongside National Boulevard when she noticed the suspect riding his bicycle behind her. The suspect seemed to be intently watching her, while one of his hands was in his pants, possibly committing a lewd act.
The victim became scared and attempted to run away when she was hit in the head with an unknown object. The victim fell to the ground and momentarily lost consciousness. The victim regained consciousness and saw the suspect ride away north onto National Boulevard. The Victim was transported to a local area hospital where she was treated for a serious but non-life-threatening head injury.
Anyone with any information related to this crime is asked to contact Culver City Police Department Public Information Officer Assistant Chief Jason Sims at 310-253-6391 or the Watch Commander at 310-253-6202.
Suspect: Male, Hispanic, short black hair, thin build, wearing black sweatshirt and camouflage sweatpants on a black bike.
Culver City Police Department