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Alleged Ventura Groper Arrested

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(credit: Ventura Police Department)

(credit: Ventura Police Department)

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VENTURA (CBS) — Ventura police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for several groping incidents in the area.

Luis Sanchez-Vega, 25, of Oxnard was arrested Wednesday. Authorities believe Sanchez-Vega groped several victims ranging from 13 to 38 near Cabrillo Middle School in March.

Police say the suspect would walk up to his victims while talking on his cell phone, fondle them and then run.

Sanchez-Vega was booked on four counts of sexual battery, three counts of child annoyance and one count of child molestation.

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