FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — Police in Fullerton have announced the arrest of a suspect wanted for at least two sexual assaults on the Fullerton College Campus.
Police said they would not name the suspect of a picture “in order to be able to properly, thoroughly, and thoughtfully investigate any other crimes that the suspect may also be responsible for committing.”READ MORE: No. 13 BYU Rallies From Blown Lead To Beat USC 35-31
On Tuesday, January 31, two women reported being groped in the crotch region minutes apart.
The victims both described the suspect as a male, possibly Asian, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and about 160 pounds. They both said he had a cropped beard and appeared to be in his 20s.READ MORE: Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Response From SWAT, Beverly Hills Police
On Wednesday, Michele Gile reported there were at least two more reported cases since mid-November. One of the victims was flashed, the other said a man grabbed her and tried to kiss her. Officials told her there were “similarities” in their descriptions of the suspect.
Also Wednesday, around 6:30 p.m., Fullerton Police were dispatched to the campus on a report of a male Asian acting erratically. Detectives arrived and positively identified the man as the suspect wanted for the assaults.MORE NEWS: UCLA Runs Past Cal 42-14 To Wrap Up Eight-Win Regular Season
Officials said the man was under the influence of a controlled substance.