Man Sought in Long Beach Kidnapping, Sex Assault of Mentally Impaired Woman

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Detectives asked for the public’s help Tuesday in identifying a man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 53-year-old mentally impaired woman in Long Beach.

The kidnapping, which was captured on surveillance video, happened in a parking lot in the area of 15th Street and Long Beach Boulevard at about 1:30 a.m. Jan. 14, according to a news release from the Long Beach Police Department.

In the video, the attacker was seen getting out of his car, walking over to the victim, and then walking the victim over to his vehicle.

Detectives believe the man was familiar with the area and may be recognizable from the video, according to the release.

Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.