Anaheim

Man Sought in Gropings of High School Girls in Anaheim

The attacker is described as an unshaven man who is in his 20s or 30s who is 5 feet, 3 inches to 5 feet, 6 inches tall and has a thin build and short hair.

What to Know

  • A man was sought for groping three Savanna High School students in Anaheim as they were walking to school.
  • The first attack was Thursday. The most recent was Monday in the 2800 block of West Lincoln Avenue.
  • The attacker is described as an unshaven Latino man who is in his 20s or 30s who is 5 feet, 3 inches to 5 feet, 6 inches tall.

Anaheim police Tuesday released a composite sketch of a man being sought for groping three Savanna High School students walking to school since last week.

The first attack was Thursday and the most recent one was Monday morning in the 2800 block of West Lincoln Avenue, said Anaheim police Sgt. Jeff Mundy.

Police are going through recent crime reports to determine if the man could be linked to other such attacks, Mundy said.

The victims were all walking to the high school at 301 N. Gilbert St. between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. when the suspect approached from behind and either groped their buttocks or breasts before running away, Mundy said.

The man is described as unshaven in his 20s or 30s, 5 feet, 3 inches to 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with a thin build and short hair.

Anyone who has information helpful to investigators was asked to call police at (714) 765-1900. Orange County Crime Stoppers will accept anonymous tips at (855) TIP-OCCS.

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