Women Assaulted

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Enefiok Edem,  A 32-year-old registered sex offender with a lengthy criminal record, was arrested Monday, April 17, for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman he approached in the Valley Glen area, Los Angeles police said.

The assault occurred about noon on Sunday, according to the LAPD.

Edem approached the victim, who was standing near a bus bench at the intersection of Woodman Avenue and Oxnard Street after getting off the Orange Line, police said.

Edem offered the victim a ride, which she initially refused, but ultimately accepted, according to the LAPD.

“The suspect told the victim that he could drive her to her friend’s house, but that he first needed to make a stop,” according to a police statement.

“Edem then drove the victim to a secluded area where the victim tried to escape. Edem physically assaulted the victim and then sexually assaulted her.”

Detectives said they believe he may have victimized others and are asking the public to come forward with information by calling Van Nuys Station detectives at (818) 374-0040.

After-hours and weekend calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS.

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The female victim in this case made her first mistake by agreeing to get into the suspect Enefiok Edem's car.

She should have gotten on her cellphone and pretended like she was talking to a guy or one of her parents, which possibly could have spooked this Edem guy enough to make him drive off from the bus stop where she was sitting at.

You positively cannot get into a stranger's car out here in Los Angeles County. LA is filled with sex offenders and sexual predators.

The area where this guy picked up the victim is a safe and quiet area. I'm guessing this guy is a valley area based predator, and where he picked up his victim is near Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC).

Who knows how many times this guy went up to LAVC and preyed on them young females up at that school and tried to proposition them for sexual favors.

I hope this was his third strike so he can be locked away forever or if not that, he will get a super long jail sentence. Enefiok Edem DOES NOT TO BE FREE in these streets.

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