Pasadena Police Seek Sexual Assault Suspect

On Saturday, April 13 at approximately 8:40 p.m., Pasadena police received a call of a sexual assault outside a business on Sierra Madre Villa Avenue, north of Foothill Boulevard. The victim was sitting in her vehicle when a male suspect entered her car. The suspect threatened the victim with a knife and forced her to drive to another location where he sexually assaulted her. The victim managed to fend off the suspect and called 9-1-1. The suspect immediately fled the area.

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 30-40 years old, 6’ tall, heavy set, was wearing a black face-covering, a gray hooded rain jacket, light blue jeans, black shoes and armed with a folding knife. The suspect also has a distinctive raspy voice and is possibly a transient.

Anyone with information about this assault is encouraged to call the Pasadena Police Dept. at (626) 744-4241 or report information anonymously by contacting “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), via a smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website