WHITTIER (CBSLA) – Police are looking for a man who groped two members of a high school track team in Whittier Tuesday.

Two female students with the La Serna High School track team were in the 15200 block of Youngwood Drive when they were inappropriately grabbed by the suspect as they ran by him at around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to Whittier police.

“For the integrity of the investigation, I can’t say specifically how or where,” said Whittier Police Officer John Scoggings, “but he did touch them inappropriately. They continued to run towards the school and immediately reported it.”

The suspect was described as Latino, age 17 to 23 with an average height and weight. He had a white bandana on his head, a black backpack and was wearing a dark-colored shirt and jeans.

No surveillance photos or a sketch of the suspect were released.CBS2’s Lisa Sigell reports the victims were working with a sketch artist.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (562) 567-9285.


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