Saturday, October 19

Man attempts to sexually assault student on Veteran Avenue


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University police are searching for a man with a knife who tried to sexually assault a UCLA student while she was jogging on Veteran Avenue early Thursday.

The man grabbed the student from behind at about 4:50 a.m. on the stretch of Veteran Avenue between Gayley Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, according to a UCPD statement. The student was able to escape and call police.

The man was described as being 6 feet tall with a medium-to-large build and was wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

No further information was immediately available. The case is still under investigation.

UCPD recommends that students bring friends when jogging or running at night and that students call police if they see anything suspicious.

Anyone with information about this incident can call UCPD at (310) 825-9371.

Compiled by Sam Hoff, Bruin senior staff.

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  • http://FreedomofSpeech.GOV/ jennifergoltman

    “Unknown race” in that part of LA is media ‘code-speak’ for BLACK… It’s like they think we are stupid or something…

  • http://FreedomofSpeech.GOV/ jennifergoltman

    “unknown suspect” is media ‘code-speak’ for “BLACK”… It’s like they think we are all stupid. They have sketches, witness descriptions, and security-cam footage EVERY one of the few times the suspect is Asian, Latino, or White…. but those slippery black males never seem to get fair ‘coverage’ in the media…

    • schade33

      The words “unknown” and “suspect” do not even appear in this article.

  • http://FreedomofSpeech.GOV/ jennifergoltman

    ..Remember in 1992 when b1ack South Central Los Angeles was mad at some cops for beating a crank-addict trying to aszsault them, so in ‘revenge’ they burned down the neighboring Koreatown full of first-generation immigrants who couldn’t afford business insurance and struggled with the English language?… Their young K0rean-American children almost ended up starving in the streets while still wearing diapers… However, today, 23 years later, those same K0rean-American children [thanks to their hard-working K0rean parents] became doctors, lawyers, dentists, scientists, and business-owners. K0reatown Los Angeles is in the middle of constructing the tallest skyscraper (in North AND South America), the new Wilshire Grand, west of the Mississippi River. For some reason, neighboring [b1ack] South Central still looks EXACTLY like it did 23 years ago!…