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Ride-By Bicycle Groper on The Loose in Santa Monica (Again)

Ride-By Bicycle Groper on The Loose in Santa Monica (Again)
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'Tis the season when sexual attackers seem to come out of the woodworks.

Santa Monica cops are on the lookout for a drive-by attacker who grabs women's butts and flees. Well, drive-by is an exaggeration. This winner is on a bike.

The Santa Monica Police Department put out an alert this week:

They're looking for a guy who did this five times since Jan. 27, according to a statement:

Ride-By Bicycle Groper on The Loose in Santa Monica (Again)
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SMPD Sgt. Richard Lewis told NBC Los Angeles:

The suspect just rides up and gropes women.

Sounds to us like a guy who did the exact same thing back in 2010. The SMPD put out this suspect sketch back then, with a similar size description:

The creep in the latest round of attacks was described as Latino, 5 feet, 5 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches with a medium to heavy build and slicked back hair. He was riding a mountain bike in at least one incident cops say.

Know this ride-by groper?

Call the SMPD at 310-458-8427.

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