Man Accused of Sexual Battery After 3 UCLA Students Report Multiple Unwanted Encounters

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University police said Friday they are searching for a man wanted for sexual battery after multiple women accused him of grabbing them on or near the UCLA campus several times since March.

UCLA police provided this photo of a man accused of sexual battery on May 28, 2015.

The man allegedly grabbed three different women’s upper thighs as they passed him on Thursday between 9 and 10 a.m., the University of California, Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release.

Several of the victims reported having prior incidents with the man in the past several weeks, and one woman reported an issue with him in early March.

Police provided an image of the man they were searching for, and described him as being Asian, between 18 and 22 years old, standing about 5 foot 10 inches tall, with a medium build and short, unkempt hair. He was wearing a white polo shirt with thin

He was wearing a white polo shirt with thin horizontal black stripes and dark gray pants, black tennis shoes with white soles,  glasses and a backpack in the image, which was taken Thursady near Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue (map).

No one was injured in the attacks, according to police.

The victims were all UCLA students, and the man’s affiliation with the campus was unknown.

Anyone with information was asked to call UCLA police at 310-825-1491 and refer to report No. 15-1081.