Man arrested on suspicion of groping woman on Blue Line, police say • Long Beach Post

Officers quickly arrested a man accused of groping a stranger on a Blue Line train near the Wardlow Station Tuesday morning, according to the Long Beach Police Department.


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Police got a call about a woman being groped in a train car around 9:20 a.m., Long Beach police spokesman Alvino Herrera said.

After officers talked to the victim, they quickly found a man matching the description of the suspected assailant, Herrera said.

They ended up arresting the man on suspicion of sexual battery, according to Herrera.

Police identified him as Darryl Jackson, a 29-year-old resident of Los Angeles.

He was booked into Long Beach jail and held in lieu of $20,000 bail, Herrera said.

Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor of the Long Beach Post. Reach him at [email protected] or @jeremiahdobruck on Twitter.

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