Police search for man who allegedly groped UM student

Police say he fondled himself while following a student


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Police are looking for a man they say fondled himself and then groped a University of Miami student. 

The alleged assault happened on the 5400 block of Ponce De Leon Boulevard. According to police, the student was walking toward campus near the Bank United Center when the unidentified man began following her while fondling himself. 

Police say the man then came up behind the student and grabbed her buttocks before quickly running away toward the nearby Metrorail station.

He is believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches in height, with long, wavy, light-colored hair worn in a ponytail. He was last seen wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap, a dark colored Hard Rock Café T-shirt and light–colored basketball shorts. If you have any information call police.