Serial groper on a bike striking in Santa Maria
January 30, 2014
Santa Maria police are searching for a man reported to have sexually assaulted several women this month. [KSBY]
The suspect has reportedly been riding a bicycle up to women and groping them from behind. Most of the reported assaults have occurred in the northern area of the city near the Santa Maria River levee.
This week, the suspect allegedly assaulted a woman Tuesday night and another Wednesday afternoon. In both cases, witnesses reported that he was riding a dark mountain bike.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 175 to 180 pounds. He has dark complexion, short hair and a thin mustache. The suspect has been seen wearing a Dallas Cowboys blue, zip up hoodie and a red baseball cap.
In earlier incidents, witnesses reported that he was riding a red mountain bike.