Man gropes woman after concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater

Deputies unable to find man last seen walking toward parking lot

Stanford University deputies are searching for a man who groped a woman leaving a concert at Frost Amphitheater on Wednesday night, according to Department of Public Safety staff.

The woman was waiting to cross the street at the corner of Lausen Street and Campus Drive East, about a block away from Palm Drive around 10:25 p.m., when the man came from behind and grabbed her buttocks, according to an alert issued Wednesday night. The man then walked away to a parking lot on Galvez Street.

The sexual battery occurred after a concert by electronic music duo Odesza.

Deputies were called to the scene and searched the area for the man, who wasn't found, the alert said. He is described as a white man in his early 20s, about 6 feet tall, weighing around 180 pounds and with blond hair. He wore a black shirt and black shorts.

Anyone with information about the sexual battery is asked to call the department at 650-329-2413.


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3 people like this
Posted by Novelera
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 18, 2019 at 12:29 pm

Novelera is a registered user.

What's up with all this groping lately? Did men do this to random women as much in the past and women didn't report it?

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Posted by herr gropenfuhrer
a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on Jul 18, 2019 at 1:16 pm

> Did men do this to random women as much in the past and women didn't report it?

Seriously? If so, start with asking your friends and acquaintances. Or listen to fellas like Ahnuld or Donny describe it. Here's a good rule: if they admit it, believe them. If they admit it, much more is going on "behind the curtain".

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Posted by dream on
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 19, 2019 at 12:19 am

"If they admit it, much more is going on ..."
99% of all that guy-talk is empty bravado or pure fantasy.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 19, 2019 at 1:13 pm

Young blond white man isn't much to go on. I hope the cops can release an artists sketch of the perp before he attacks another woman.

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Posted by herr gropenfuhrer
a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on Jul 19, 2019 at 1:21 pm

> 99% of all that guy-talk

Ah, the "it's just locker room talk" defense.

We must visit a different type of locker room. For example, I've never heard anyone in a locker room say: "Grab 'em by the p****. You can do anything..."

What locker rooms have you frequented where such words are uttered?

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