Man Groped Bridgeport Student on Way to School: Officials

School officials warn students to stay in safe corridor routes.

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014  |  Updated 12:43 PM EDT
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Man Groped Bridgeport Student on Way to School: Officials

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Police said a student was walking behind this school, on the way to Harding High School in Bridgeport, when she was groped.

A high school senior was groped on her way to Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport this morning and school officials are warning students to stay in "safe corridor" routes. 

Police said the student was walking behind Luis Munoz Marin School, on the way to the high school between 8 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. when a man in a car approached her, according to school officials.

He got out of his car and groped the girl, who was able to free herself from the man’s grip, school officials said.

The girl was not harmed and ran to school to report the incident.

School officials said the vehicle was captured on camera, so they are confident they will catch the person responsible.

The actual incident was not captured on camera because the girl was not walking in a “safe corridor” route.

School officials plan to warn students to stay to these marked and heavily traveled routes for their own safety.

They are lined with security cameras, according to school officials.
 

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