UCLA Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect Surrenders to Police

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A man suspected in two separate attempted sexual assaults near UCLA residence halls surrendered to authorities Sunday, according to Lt. Mark Littlestone.


A man suspected of grabbing two people near residence halls at UCLA was caught on a surveillance camera. (credit UCPD)

Daniel Fernando Hoyos Isaza, 20, of Santa Clarita, Calif., turned himself in to university police around 1 p.m., Littlestone said.  Isaza was scheduled to be transferred to the L.A. Sheriff’s Department’s Inmate Reception Center in downtown Los Angeles.

UCLA police released surveillance pictures of a man on Saturday they believe may be the suspect.  A female student reported a man grabbed her from behind near Rieber Hall at about 2:30 a.m. Friday, UCPD spokeswoman Nancy Greenstein said.  The man was scared off after two people interrupted the alleged attack.  Investigators believe the man then accosted a second person at a nearby residence hall, according to a police report.

Anyone with information regarding this case was asked to call UCPD at (310) 825-1491.