A notification from Officer Pelayo of the Olympic Division was sent this morning to the community:
An attempted rape occurred last night, April 27th, at approximately 8:30 pm in the area of 1st Street and Gramercy Place. The victim was able to fight off her attacker, however she did receive non-life threatening injuries while defending herself.
The suspect is described as a Male Black, 25-35 years old, 6 ft, 125-175 lbs. He was wearing a dark shirt and dark pants.
Please be aware of your surroundings while walking alone at night. Report all suspicious people and activities to 911 immediately. If you have any information, please contact Senior Lead Officer Pelayo, tel: 213-393-0709, or email.