News Story


Santa Susana Park, Simi Valley (unincorporated area) Suspicious Circumstances / Child Annoying
5/5/2011 7:33:00 AM


On Thursday afternoon, while playing at Santa Susana Park, two children were approached by a subject near the tunnel. The children entered the tunnel and were followed by the subject . The subject then committed a lewd act involving one of the children. Neither child was harmed. The subject is descibed as a white male adult, 40-45 years old.

A composite drawing was constructed and the Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual.

As the summer approaches, these circumstances warrant being cognizant of strangers in open areas, and keeping close watch on your small children at all times.

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Ventura County Sheriff's Department
800 N Victoria Ave
San Buenaventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

James Fryhoff
Sheriff's Administration