Women report groping and flashing incidents in Ithaca

Two women report being accosted in a sexual manner by a man Thursday evening.

Police say at approximately 7:20 p.m. officers responded to Cascadilla Street and North Geneva Street for a reported assault. A woman police describe as distraught said a man walked up behind her and forcibly grabbed intimate parts of her body. The woman was helped by people nearby.

Fewer than twenty minutes later, police were called to the 400 block of North Tioga Street for a report of a man who had exposed his genitals to a woman walking in the area.

In both cases, the suspect description is a white male, approximately 5’8” tall, slim build, wearing dark pants, a black or dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, and a dark-colored baseball cap. At this time both incidents are being investigated as separate from the other until each investigation is complete.

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