Police looking for man accused of stroking women’s hair


Authorities in Columbus, Ohio are warning women to be aware of their surroundings
after reports of a man randomly stroking women’s hair.

The man, seen walking into a target and approach a woman to say she had something in her hair. The unsuspected women, then finds him combing his fingers through her hair and leaves.

Police filed the report as “disorderly conduct.” Another woman reported a similar instance involving a similar looking man. She described the man telling her she had a bug in her hair then used both hands to search her hair for it. 

The suspect looks very similar to another man seen in surveillance video from Muncie, Indiana back in march. Police there said he’s accused of the same things that dates back years.

So far, police have not made a connection but they are interested in sharing information. Meanwhile, police are asking women to be aware of their surroundings.

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