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Suspected Coral Gables groper arrested

Rodolfo Col-Torres, 22, faces assault, battery charges

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with several incidents in which women reported being groped while either walking or jogging.

Coral Gables police said the suspect, identified as Rodolfo Col-Torres, 22, approached six different women on a bicycle, groped them in the crotch or buttocks and then left the area on his bike.

According to Coral Gables Police Department, on two occasions Col-Torres followed two women, throwing a rock at them. One of those women was struck.

All of the victims gave police the same description.

After conducting surveillance, police located and arrested Col-Torres. He faces four counts of simple battery, one count of assault and one count of aggravated battery.


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