Two woman sexually groped on Coastal Trail near Magellan, similar incident at same location in March [updated]

[Updated with police sketch.]

Two woman at different times were grabbed in the buttocks walking on the Coastal Trail near Magellan and Mirada. One incident occurred in the morning around 7:00 am, the other  just before six pm.

In both cases the man fled.

The first suspect was described as being “20-30 years old with an olive skin tone and five feet seven inches in height with a medium body build…black hair, dark eyes and wearing a blue (beanie type hat) and a dark mid-thigh length jacket.”

The second suspect is described as “18-28 years old with an olive skin tone and five feet eight inches in height with a stocky body build…and was wearing a gray (hoodie type) sweatshirt and blue jeans.

See full press release, below.

In late March a similar incident took place. A female jogger in the same part of the coastal trail was accosted at 6:45 pm. The suspect in the case was described then as a Hispanic male between 18 and 22 years of age, about five foot four inches tall with a slight to medium build, no facial hair, and was wearing a gray hoodie and faded black jeans.

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The police released this sketch from Thursday’s incident. It was not immediately clear if the sketch was for both incidents or just one of them.


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