WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Police sought the public’s help Friday in identifying a man accused of groping women on campus at UCLA.
Police say the incidents reported on May 28 at three separate locations between 9 and 10 a.m. involved a male suspect who grabbed three different female victims on their upper thigh while they passed by the suspect on the sidewalk.
The incidents reportedly occurred along Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue, Young Drive East and Murphy Hall, and Young Drive South at Gonda, according to campus police.
Some victims – all of whom are UCLA students – told police they had a “prior incident” with the suspect several weeks ago, with one victim reporting a similar incident in early March.
The suspect is described as an Asian male, 18 to 22 years old, 5’10” tall, tan complexion, with a medium build, and short unkempt black hair. It wasn’t immediately known whether the suspect is a student at UCLA.
He was seen wearing a white polo shirt with thin horizontal black stripes and dark gray pants, black tennis shoes with white soles, with glasses and a black backpack.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact he UCLA Police Department at (310) 825-1491 and refer to report #15-1081.