News Story


Thousand Oaks - Woman Sexually Battered at Movie Theater
5/24/2014 6:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Woman Sexually Battered at Movie Theater  

Report Number:



Muvico Theatre 166 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

May 23, 2014 @ 11:14 p.m.

Unit Responsible:

East County Major Crimes / Sexual Assault Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence



(V) Female

(S) Unidentified  Male Hispanic

Thousand Oaks









A woman was sexually battered Friday night in the restroom of a local movie theater by an unknown assailant.


On May 23, 2014, at approximately 11:39 p.m., deputies from the Thousand Oaks Police Department were dispatched to a sexual battery, which had  just occurred at the Muvico Theatre on Hillcrest Drive. The victim reported that while she was in a restroom stall, an unidentified man slid underneath the partition and sexually battered her. After a brief struggle, the victim was able to exit the stall, and the suspect fled from the theater.


The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5'5' to 5'7', 130-150 lbs., slender, brown hair, brown eyes, medium to dark complexion, wearing a grey hoodie and dark colored jeans. The suspect's image was captured by surveillance cameras as he was leaving the area of the restroom. The suspect exited the theatre and got into the passenger seat of a black sedan. 


The Thousand Oaks Police Department is seeking assistance from the public with identifying this suspect. Anyone with information about the suspect can call Detective Eric Taylor at (805) 947-8252 and any press inquiries can be directed to Sergeant Eric Buschow at (805) 947-8129.


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).




Prepared by:

Sergeant Robert Fleming


Media Release Date:

May 24, 2014


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Eric Taylor (805) 947-8252

Sergeant Eric Buschow (805) 947-8129



Approved by:               Captain Mike Hartmann