19-year-old Kioki Ray Snowden Arrested for Kidnapping and Rape Update

19-year-old Kioki Ray Snowden Arrested for Kidnapping and Rape

UPDATE

Arrest of Kidnap/ Rape Suspect

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.

Lieutenant Walter Teague, Robbery Homicide Division, will be available for interviews today from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.. Please contact Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910 to set up a time, if interested.


Arrest of Kidnap/ Rape Suspect

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.

Lieutenant Walter Teague, Robbery Homicide Division, will be available for interviews today from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.. Please contact Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910 to set up a time, if interested.

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Kidnap – Sexual Assault

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD) Special Assault Section is asking for the public’s help to identify a kidnap – sexual assault suspect for incidents that occurred in the LAPD’s Topanga Area.

On July 4, 2013, around 5:30 p.m., A 19-year-old female victim was leaving her job at the Westfield Topanga Mall. As she stood near her car in the parking lot, the suspect approached her.

The suspect was described as an African American male in his early 20s standing around 5 feet
6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 140 to 160 pounds. The suspect is also described as having a fit build.

The suspect, armed with a knife, forced the victim into her car at knifepoint and held her hostage for about three hours. During this time, the suspect directed her to drive him around to multiple locations in the San Fernando Valley, Pasadena and downtown Los Angeles areas.

The suspect stole property from the victim and also gained access to her bank account through her ATM card. During the time that she was held, she was also sexually assaulted by the suspect.

**Photos showing the suspect may be viewed at www.lapdonline.org**

Anyone with information concerning this crime is urged to contact, 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts. Tips may also be emailed at RHD-SAS@LAPD.LACITY.ORG.

 

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