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October 1, 2014

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Police turn to public to ID man suspected of groping teenage girls

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Metro Police

Here are composite sketches of the man suspected in a series of gropings of teenage girls in the southeastern valley (left) and the jacket he has frequently worn during the incidents.

Metro Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of groping young females in the southern valley.

A series of incidents was reported in January in the area of South Eastern and East Karen avenues, Metro said. Henderson Police also received reports of similar incidents occurring near Sunset Road and Mountain Vista Street.

Metro Police describe the suspect as a 20- to 30-year-old white man, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10 in height and has short hair or a shaved head. He was seen wearing sunglasses and a blue jacket with a wide black stripe across the chest.

Metro urges anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or information regarding the investigation to call Metro Sexual Assault at 828-3421, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers, 702-385-5555.

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