A male attacker was being sought after he sexually assaulted a female victim Friday night in Chatsworth, authorities said.
The incident began about 8:30 p.m. in the 10000 block of Cozycroft Avenue (map), where the victim was walking alone, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a Saturday news release.
She was sexually assaulted after being knocked to the ground and losing consciousness, the release said. She awoke about 15 minutes later.
The assailant, described only as Hispanic, fled the location, the LAPD said.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Sexual Assault Unit of the LAPD’s Devonsire Division at 818-832-0609. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 877-527-3247.
Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to 274637. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.