Lacey police seek biker who groped jogger

Lacey police are looking for a man accused of groping a female jogger.

A woman who had been jogging in the Horizon Pointe neighborhoold in southeast Lacey told police a man on a bicycle grabbed her buttocks twice as he passed her. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. July 17 in the 5700 block of Balustrade Boulevard, police said.

Police report that a similar incident with a similar suspect occurred around 3:30 p.m. July 16 in the area of the Chehalis Western Trail and Yelm Highway.

The suspect has been described as a black man in his late teens or twenties with short hair. He was seen wearing shorts and a T-shirt, and was riding a bicycle. Anyone with information is asked to contact 911.