VENTURA COUNTY

Police Arrest Ventura Man in Connection with Sexual Battery Incident Inside Target

Aaron Carter, 46, matched a description of a suspect who reportedly made sexual comments and groped a woman at a Target

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Ventura Police Department

A 46-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with a sexual battery incident, including allegedly grabbing an employee's buttocks, inside a Target store in Ventura, police said.

Aaron Carter, of Ventura, was reportedly making sexual comments and gestures to several female patrons around 9:33 a.m. inside of a Target store, located on the 4000 block of East Main Street, according to the Ventura Police Department.

He then reportedly grabbed the buttocks of a female employee, a 65-year-old whose name was withheld, police said.

A male patron reportedly confronted Carter, who then walked out of the store and left the area.

Ventura Police located and arrested Carter, who matched the suspect description, a few blocks away.

Carter was booked at the Ventura County Jail for sexual battery.

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