It appears that UCLA has a groper on the loose. Two more sexual assaults in which a man allegedly grabbed the private parts of women were reported Tuesday, according to the Daily Bruin newspaper.
The alleged gropings near Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue just off-campus bring the number of such assaults to five, the paper reports. The suspect appeared to wait for the women to walk by before grabbing their crotches.
The pot-bellied suspect is described as a dark-skinned Latino man 40- to 60-years-old and 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall, according to UCLA police. Witnesses described him as wearing a farmer's hat or a baseball hat.
In March five sexual assaults were reported on or near campus. Besides three episodes that appear to be tied to the groping suspect, the cases were unrelated. In one, a student was arrested after he allegedly pushed a woman to the ground and got on top of her.