Possible 12th Fairfax Groper Victim

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    Police previously released this sketch of a suspect in the Fairfax groper investigation.

    A 49-year-old woman was groped Tuesday morning in what might be the 12th attack by a serial fondler.

    The woman was running along Blarney Stone Drive near Omega Court at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when a man ran up behind her and fondled her. The victim struck him before he fled, according to police.

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    The man was described as "Hispanic, between 25 and 30 years old, around 5 feet 6 inches tall" and wearing "a red cap, black jacket and blue, skinny jeans."

    Police believe that the man might be responsible for 11 similar attacks from as far back as early September. Almost all of the attacks have come within the Franconia Police District.

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