Cops: Bicyclist Groping Women in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — Police are agroper-picsking for the public’s help in tracking down a sexual assault suspect on a bicycle.

The male suspect is wanted for a series of attacks on female victims, all of which happened between late September and November.

The victims vary in age from 12 years old to mid-60s, according to police.

Each one had been walking on the sidewalk when the suspect rode up behind them on a bicycle and grabbed either their buttocks or breasts as he passed by.

Most of the incidents happened either on or near 4th Street between Chestnut Avenue and Junipero Avenue.

The suspect is described as White or Hispanic, between 25 and 50 years old.

He is about 5’6″ to 6’0″ tall, weighs 180-240 lbs., and has black and gray hair.

The bicycle has been described as a dark or silver colored mountain bicycle, BMX style bike, and a low-rider bicycle.

Anyone with information is asked to call Long Beach Police Sex Crimes Detective Mike Solomita at (562) 570-7368.

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