Updated 11/08/2012 01:09 PM
APD arrests possible serial groper
Update --Austin police have arrested a man in connection to several groping cases at area businesses.
Officers say 21-year-old Siji Moreno was arrested for assault with injury in connection to an assault that occurred at a Target at 10107 Research Blvd. Nov. 1.
Moreno is also a person of interest in another incident at a Target in West Austin. In that instance, he went into the retail chain located on FM 2222, approached a victim, lifted her skirt and touched her inappropriately before fleeing in a vehicle, according to police.
Moreno is also a person in two additional assaults by contact of a sexual nature cases at H-E-B on 2508 East Riverside on Oct. 20.
He is also a person of interest in a similar case in the 1000 block of Guadalupe and two cases out of Bee Caves.
Additionally, he is a suspect in a police case at Iron Cactus on Trinity Street that occurred Sept. 11, but police did not give details on that occurrence.
Moreno was previously on probation for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and manslaughter, but it was revoked when the most recent charge was filed. He is in the Travis County Jail with no bond.
Anyone with information on these cases is asked to call APD Region II Detectives at (512) 974-8265.
Earlier -- Austin police are looking for a man they say assaulted a woman at a West Austin Target.
Officers say a male entered the Target at 11220 FM 2222 on Oct. 18. He approached the victim, lifted her skirt, touched her inappropriately and fled the scene in a dark-colored car.
The suspect is described to have the following characteristics, per APD:
• Hispanic male
• Around five-feet, seven-inches
• Thin build
• Clean shaven
• Between 22 and 27 years of age
• Short, dark hair
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Region II Detectives at (512) 974-8265.
Surveillance footage of suspect in gallery below.
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