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Police Searching For Groping Suspect In San Pedro

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SAN PEDRO (CBS) — Police Wednesday were seeking the public’s help to find a man who groped several women in a San Pedro neighborhood since July.

The man is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, 20-30 years old, 150-170 pounds. A composite sketch of the suspect was circulated by police.

KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz reports that seven women have reported being groped by the suspect since July.

The crimes occurred at night near Santa Cruz Street and Pacific Avenue. No injuries have been reported.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (310) 726-7900, or Crime Stoppers, (800) 222-TIPS.

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