Sexual assault suspect in custody, police looking for extra victims in California

Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Division are looking for the general public’s assist in finding extra victims of a sexual assault suspect arrested earlier this month, authorities introduced this week.  

Police mentioned that on July 30, the suspect, recognized as Cedric Tinsley, entered an unsecured residence close to the 19000 block of Astor Place in Northridge the place he allegedly sexually assaulted a sufferer earlier than stealing her property and her car.  

At round 2:30 p.m. the next day, Tinsley was stopped whereas driving the sufferer’s stolen car within the 2700 block of East Los Angeles Road in Simi Valley. He was arrested and charged with “sexual assault through the fee of a residential housebreaking,” based on an LAPD information launch.  

LAPD’s Devonshire Space Sexual Assault Unit launched Tinsley’s reserving photograph as a result of investigators imagine he could also be chargeable for extra unreported sexual assaults.

Cedric Tinsley, seen right here, is accused of getting into a residence in Northridge, sexually assaulting and robbing the sufferer on June 20, 2023. (LAPD)

Detectives are urging anybody who might have info referring to the July assault and housebreaking or anybody who might have been victimized by the suspect to instantly contact Detectives Danielle Tumbleson and Ruben Arellano at 818-832-0609. These wishing to stay nameless can name Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or on-line at L.A. Crime Stoppers. 

Tinsley has been charged with rape, pressured oral copulation, false imprisonment and grand theft by the L.A. County District Legal professional’s Workplace. He’s presently being held on $1.2 million bail.  

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