Beverly Hills police seek attempted sex assault suspect

- Beverly Hills police is asking for the public's help in locating a man who allegedly attempted to sexually assault a woman.
The crime happened about 3:45 a.m. Sunday on Wilshire Boulevard at Merv Griffin Way, Beverly Hills police Lt. Elisabeth Albanese said.
The suspect was captured on surveillance video riding a bicycle and following the victim as she walked from the city of West Hollywood, Albanese said.
"The suspect grabbed the victim from behind and pulled her to a secluded location where he attempted to sexually assault her," the lieutenant said. "The suspect fled the area on his bike, eastbound Wilshire Boulevard to westbound Santa Monica Boulevard."
The suspect was described as Hispanic, in his 30s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with black hair in a ponytail and facial hair. He was wearing a dark green shirt. The bicycle is red and single speed.
"These types of incidents are highly unusual in Beverly Hills, and detectives are working to identify and locate the suspect," Albanese said.
Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at (310) 285-2158.

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