LAPD Arrest Suspect in 4th Of July Kidnap and Rape

LAPD Arrest Suspect in 4th Of July Kidnap and Rape

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UPDATE:

On July 11, 2013, after a week of intensive investigation, Robbery Homicide Division detectives have identified and arrested 19-year-old Kioki Ray Snowden of Lancaster for kidnapping and rape.  Detectives served a warrant at Snowden's residence where evidence was recovered, and he was booked for 209 PC- Kidnapping, with bail was set at $1 million. The case will be filed with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office on Monday. 

BACKGROUND:

(Fox 11/ CNS) A 19-year-old worker at Westfield Topanga Mall was kidnapped and sexually assaulted as she left her job on the Fourth of July, police said today as detectives released photos and surveillance video of a suspect in hopes of tracking him down.

Around 5:30 p.m. July 4, the woman was standing near her car in the mall parking lot when she was approached by a man armed with a knife, police said. The man forced her into her car at knifepoint and held her hostage for about three hours, sexually assaulting her and forcing her to drive him around the San Fernando Valley, Pasadena and downtown Los Angeles, police said.

The man also used her ATM card to withdraw money from her bank account. The suspect was described as in his early 20s, physically fit, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8, weighing about 140 to 160 pounds.

Anyone with information was asked to call (877) 527-3247.

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