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Police Say Joggers Molested In Illinois QC

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Police in the Illinois Quad Cities are warning the public about a man who is grabbing female joggers.

Over the past year, several reports have been received from East Moline, Moline and Rock Island, involving female joggers being "molested" while out for a run.

Police say the incidents have all happened around 8:00 a.m. with a very similar suspect description of the suspect.

Police are looking for a white male, between 5' 8" and 5'10", between 25 to 30 years-old, with a thin build and a goatee.

They say the suspect typically wears jeans and a hoodie.

At times, he has worn a hooded jacket or some type of hat.

On two incidents, victims have described him wearing "skater" type shoes.

Police ask anyone with information to call their local police department or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500.

The following is the list of incidents the police think are related.

·    4/29/13 - East Moline (4900 block Archer Dr, East Moline @ 8:16am)
Female victim was on the sidewalk in the 4900 block of Archer Drive, jogging northbound, when she was suddenly grabbed from behind.  Victim said the unknown suspect grabbed her breast and buttocks

·    8/23/13 - Rock Island (1400 blk 31st St,  Rock Island @ 8:08am)
Female victim was running near 31st st/14th av when a male white described as wearing a black tee shirt, black baggy pants, "skater" style shoes, and a maroon bandana with shoulder length brown hair, average build, and in his mid to late 20`s grabbed her buttocks.

·    9/21/13 - Moline (3400 blk 51st St,  Moline @ 8:18am)
Victim female jogger was out for a morning run when she was approached by a male subject from behind who grabbed her buttocks.  

·    3/29/14- Moline (1400 block 12th St,  Moline @ 8:12am)
Female victim was out for a morning walk when the suspect came up from behind and used both hands and grabbed victim`s buttocks and then squeezed her buttocks.
·    4/21/14 - East Moline (3300 block Kennedy Dr,  East Moline @ 8:29am)
Female Victim was jogging southbound on the sidewalk when an unknown suspect grabbed her buttocks.

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