Detectives Release Video of Suspects Wanted for Assaulting Transgender Woman in Hollywood CA – $25,000 reward

Published on Jun 18, 2013

Los Angeles: Today, LAPD Hollywood Area detectives held a press conference to announce a $25,000 reward authorized by the Los Angeles City Council for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible for seriously assaulting a transgender woman.

On May 31, 2013, around 2:15 a.m., a transgender woman known as “Vivian” was assaulted while walking on Hollywood Boulevard. Her injuries were very severe, and she remained hospitalized for seven days.

LAPD Hollywood Area major assault crime detectives working the case are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved. A special email account at has also been established for anyone who may have information about the assault.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact LAPD’s Hollywood Area Detective Division at (213) 972-2967. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

You can download the LAPD notice here:
06130610-2 Felony Battery

About Susan Forrest, co-founder Los Angeles, County HIV Drug & Alcohol Task Force, chair Los Angeles, County HIV Mental Health Task Force, secretary
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