Teen sought in alleged rape in Pasadena

PASADENA >> Police are seeking a 16-year-old boy in connection with the alleged rape of a fellow teenager in Pasadena over the weekend.
The crime occurred Friday night at a home in the area of Penn Street and Summit Marengo Avenue , but was not reported until Saturday afternoon, Pasadena police Lt. John Mercado said.
The suspect and victim had been friends prior to the attack, Mercado said.
Police described the suspect, who remained at large Sunday, as black, 6 feet 4 inches tall, 175 pounds, with black braided hair and brown eyes. His identity was not available.
The victim delayed reporting the crime to police out of fear, Mercado said.
Anyone with information can reach Pasadena police at 626-744-4241. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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