Police Search for Man Who Committed Sexual Battery in Monrovia

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Two incidents of sexual battery with similar circumstances were reported in Monrovia on Wednesday, according to police.


The Monrovia Police Department was searching for this man, accused of sexual battery on April 2, 2014. (Credit: Monrovia PD)

Around 9 a.m. a male approached a woman walking in the 700 block of S. Fifth Avenue (map) and hugged her tightly before slapping her buttocks and leaving on a skateboard, a Monrovia Police Department press release stated.

During the second incident, around 4:50 p.m. in the 800 block of W. Chestnut Avenue (map) a male grabbed another woman’s breasts, commented on their size and kicked her in the leg before leaving on a skateboard.

No injuries were reported in either incident, the release stated.

Both victims described the male as 16 to 20 years old, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and dark pants, the release stated.

Monrovia Police Department asked that anyone with information about the incidents contact them.