Written by AARON CASTREJON
EL MONTE - Police still seek the tattooed suspect who posed as a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman during a fake traffic stop July 2.
The crime occurred after the suspect performed a traffic stop on the woman at Durfee Avenue and Magnolia Street around 7 p.m. July 2. The suspect drove a brown or green Ford Crown Victoria car equipped with red and blue dashboard lights and a PA system, according to the El Monte Police Department.
The suspect asked for the victim’s driver license and registration. While she was outside the vehicle, the victim was assaulted, El Monte Police said.
The suspect drove off in an unknown direction.
The suspect sported three teardrop tattoos under his right eye, an 8-ball tattoo on his neck, a Nazi/white power “triskele” tattoo on the back of his right hand and a burn mark extending from his right thumb to his wrist.
The suspect is Hispanic, 30 to 40 years old stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds, has a muscular build, brown eyes, black hair, is unshaven and possibly sported a goatee, El Monte Police said.
The suspect wore a uniform shirt with unknown patches, El Monte Police said.
Anyone with information is urged to call El Monte Police at 626-580-2172. Information can be provided via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.