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Monday, March 10, 2014

S.F. Cops Looking for Wheelchair-Bound Man Who's Been Groping Women

Posted By on Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:38 AM

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San Francisco police are warning women to watch out for a man who has been groping women in the area near San Francisco General Hospital.

The San Francisco Sheriff's Department says its received information that several women have been assaulted over the last week near the hospital campus; in the most recent incident, which occurred at 22nd and Potrero, the woman was punched in her stomach by the assailant who is described as a wheelchair-bound man with a partially amputated right leg.

San Francisco police say they have an open investigation into this and are aware of at least four assaults in the last week near SFGH involving a wheelchair-bound man with the same physical description.

The suspect is described as a black man, between the ages of 40 and 50 years old. He propels himself backward with his working leg and is capable of moving at a high-rate of speed, authorities said.

The suspect frequently uses Psychological Emergency Services at San Francisco General Hospital and can become combative at any time, according to the Sheriff's Department.

If you see him, do not approach him for any reason. Instead, contact the Sheriff's Department at (415)-206-4911.

Here's a Fox News interview with one woman who claims the suspect grabbed her breast and turned it "like a dial."

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