more clues in latest "groper" attack

In Seattle, the "Beacon Hill Groper" continues his reign of terror on local women... since 2006, this sicko has attacked nearly two dozen women in Beacon Hill and Rainer Valley. That's two years, and no one has been able to catch this guy. However, after the most recent attack, police say they might be just a little bit closer: Latest "groper" attack provides more clues.

The latest attack occurred on Saturday morning in the 7500 block of Renton Avenue South. Witnesses were able to provide sexual-assault-unit detectives with better descriptions of the assailant and the vehicle he was seen driving:
Witnesses to the attack around 10 a.m. Saturday told police they saw a man grope an Asian or Asian-American woman who was walking with a toddler. The woman screamed.

A witness tried to take photos of the man's car and license plate with a cellphone camera, but the suspect knocked the witness down and stole the phone, police said.

The man fled in the green 1994 Jeep Cherokee, according to police.

The man is described as black, about 5-foot-10, with light-colored shaving bumps on the left side of his face. Earlier descriptions were even more sketchy, and no one had previously provided a vehicle description.

Witnesses said the woman ran north with the child after she was attacked. Police have not yet spoken with her and hope that she comes forward.
I hope that woman comes forward. She might be able to provide even more details on the suspect, and help finally get this guy caught. According to police, this was the 23rd known attack on girls and women in the area since August 2006. None of the victims, who range from teenagers to 52, has been raped or critically injured in the attacks. Most were Asian or Asian American.

Police are asking that anyone with information about the suspect or the most recent attack call the department's sexual-assault unit at 206-684-5575.

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