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Police looking for man who groped Target store employee

Posted at 5:11 PM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 08:22:39-05

ABERDEEN, Md. — Aberdeen Police are searching for a man wanted for groping a female employee at an Aberdeen Target store on Monday morning.

According to police, the man approached the employee for assistance with scanning merchandise. As the woman reached to scan the item, the man used his hand to grope her in a sexual manner.

The employee fled the area after being inappropriately touched.

During the investigation, detectives were able to determine a similar groping incident happened two weeks ago to another female employee. Although the groping was unreported, detectives say the description of the groper matched the man in the surveillance video.


Police ask anyone who knows the man seen in the surveillance video to contact Aberdeen Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 410-272-2121.