Police asked the public for help Thursday in identifying a man suspected of groping a woman on a sidewalk in Culver City.
The 31-year-old victim was attacked a short time after exiting a Metro Rail train at the La Cienega/Jefferson station in Los Angeles on Oct. 9, according to police.
The alleged attacker, who was also on the train, exited and walked behind the victim into Culver City before sexually assaulting her at National Boulevard and Eastham Drive, according to Culver City Police.
One women who rides the train said she has felt threatened before.
“They just tap me on the shoulder,” Metro rider Dana Pratt said. “They follow me throughout the train and I have to actually get off.”
The attacker was described by authorities as a Hispanic man in his mid to late teens, about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a slim build.
He was last seen wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt and tan shorts.
Details about the attack were not given, but the woman was not raped, Lt. Jason Sims of the Culver City Police Department said.
Anyone with information was asked t contact the Culver City Police Department at 310-253-6202.