Police say the girl was playing in a right-of-way near an apartment complex on Preston and Briar at about 5:30pm Tuesday, when the suspect grabbed her. He forced her to the ground and tried to remove her clothing. She was able to break free and run home.
According to the victim, the suspect was described as approximately 5'7", 150 to 175 pounds, with a medium build and light brown skin tone. He was wearing a black nylon stocking over his head, a black long sleeve shirt, gray work gloves, black shorts and black sandals or 'flip flops.' The victim told investigators that the suspect spoke English with a Spanish accent.
This case is currently under investigation by detectives of the Juvenile Division. Anyone with any information regarding the identity of suspect in this case is asked to call the Pasadena Police Department at 713-477-1221 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477). All callers to Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous. If any Crime Stoppers information leads to an arrest or the filing of felony charges, the tipster will be eligible for up to a $5,000 cash reward.