The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who detectives believe may be responsible for three separate incidents where a female was groped by a male adult, and a bicycle was involved.
In two of the incidents, the victims were groped as they walked down the street, by the suspect who rode by them on a bicycle. In a third incident, the suspect approached the victim on foot, groped her, then fled on a nearby bicycle. The incidents occurred on the following dates, times and locations:
Date: Time: Location:
7/29/18 2:20 a.m. 300 block of Molino Avenue
9/21/18 6:25 a.m. 2nd Street & Loma Avenue
11/13/18 8:40 p.m. 3rd Street & Coronado Avenue
The suspect has been described as a male Hispanic, 30-40 years-old, 5’8” to 5’11” and 160-170 pounds and wearing a dark colored hoodie.
Detectives would like to encourage anyone who may have also been a victim and has not reported the incident, to do so immediately by calling Police Dispatch at (562) 435-6711.
Anyone who may have information regarding the person responsible for these crimes should contact Sex Crimes Detective Johnny Gomez at (562) 570-7368. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.