Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they say groped a woman standing next to her car in the Crescent Park neighborhood Monday afternoon, Aug. 20.
The incident took place at about noon on the 600 block of Fulton Street, according to the police. The victim, a woman in her 20s, had stopped in front of her parked car and was retrieving keys from her purse when a man approached her from behind. He allegedly grabbed her buttocks under her dress and then ran east on Hamilton Avenue. The victim immediately called the police, who responded but were unable to find the attacker.
The suspect was described as an East Indian man between 25 and 35 years of age. He had black hair and was wearing an orange "varsity-style" jacket, blue jeans and shoes similar to Vans, police said. They had also released a sketch of the suspect Tuesday morning.
Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call 650-329-2413. People can also email anonymous tips to email@example.com or send them by text or voice mail to 650-383-8984.