FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- The infamous and elusive man in Fairfax known as the "Serial Groper" has struck again bringing the number of groper cases to 24.
This time, however he did it inside a store. The victim was a 31-year old woman.
According to Fairfax County Police, it happened at about 3:00 P.M. Thursday at the Home Goods Store in the Kingstowne Shopping Center in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.
Fairfax County Police spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell said , "People got involved. People are very aware of what is going on and they are trying to help, but unfortunately in this particular case the suspect got away."
Caldwell believes the groper is getting bolder and investigators are hoping he makes a mistake soon so they can catch him.
Caldwell added, "This case is unusual today, because there were people around and it was in a commercial area, and that's unique."