Suspect Accused of Groping Women at CT Post Mall

Milford police have arrested a man on sexual assault charges after a woman reported he grabbed her butt and bumped her with his crotch while she was shopping at the mall.

According to police, they responded to the CT Post Mall around 5:30 p.m. Saturday to speak with the victim. The woman told police that she was shopping at a mall kiosk when a man bumped into her. At first, she didn’t pay much attention, but he bumped into her a second time and grabbed her butt. The woman told police that when she turned around the man bumped her again, this time with his penis.

The victim said that she watched him as he moved away and saw him repeat the behavior with other females. She reported the incident to mall security.

The suspect, identified as Jose Luis Sahagun, was arrested and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury. He was released on a promise to appear after his arraignment and is next due in court on Aug. 29, according to court records.

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