Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD), Special Assault Section (SAS), arrested 22-year-old Andres Pascual, a resident of the Los Angeles area, for burglary and rape in LAPD’s Northeast Area.
On Nov. 4, around 5 a.m., the victim was asleep in her apartment located in the 1800 block of Sunset Boulevard. The suspect entered her apartment building through the fire escape. Once inside, the suspect pried open the victim’s bedroom window and sexually assaulted her as she slept. The suspect is unknown to the victim. The victim woke up and pushed him away. After the assault, the suspect exited through the front door.
On Nov. 23, Andres Pascual surrendered to Rampart Division desk officers, identifying himself as the suspect wanted for the Northeast Hot Prowl/Sexual Assault case. Robbery-Homicide detectives responded and took Pascual into custody.
On Nov. 27, the district attorney’s office filed one count of 459 PC ~ first degree residential burglary and one count of 261(a)(4) PC ~ rape of an unconscious Person.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective D. Menifee, Robbery-Homicide Division, at (213)485-2166. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.
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