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PD: Tempe grocery story groping suspect also suspected in Gilbert incident

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Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 11:36 am

Tempe and Gilbert police are working together to identify and locate a suspect who has targeted women by coming up behind them and grabbing their buttocks.

Last week, police said there were three reported incidents at different Fry’s grocery stores in Tempe: 3255 S. Rural Road, 5100 S. McClintock and 1835 E. Guadalupe.

Since the story was initially covered by the media, another incident has been reported at a Target store in Gilbert located at 1515 E. Warner Road.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male between 20 and 29 years old, average height and weight.

In two of the incidents the suspect wore a black T-shirt with a spider on the front. In each of the four incidents he was wearing a baseball hat with an “A” on it.

The suspect has also been seen driving a newer model silver SUV.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tempe police at 480-350-8311 or Gilbert police at 480-503-6500.

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