Man touched woman's buttocks in store, GPD says


Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:52 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:52 a.m.

Police have arrested a man they say touched the buttocks of a female shopper in a department store.

The 42-year-old man was seen staring at the woman in the Target store at 3970 SW Archer Road on Wednesday afternoon, according to a Gainesville Police Department report.

Store staff said the man intentionally followed the woman and then touched her, the report said.

The man was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of battery and was booked into the Alachua County jail, where he remained Thursday in lieu of $150,000 bond.

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