Man dressed as woman gropes girl at library, police say

Man dressed as woman gropes girl at library, police say
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A man dressed as a woman groped a teenage girl at the Mentor Public Library.

Police are still looking for the man involved in the May 29 incident, Mentor police Lt. Dan Molnar said Friday.

The girl was not physically harmed.

Surveillance cameras captured the man entering the library in the 8200 block of Mentor Avenue at 11:30 a.m. dressed in a black dress, wig and high heels.

The man struck up a conversation with the 14-year-old girl, police said.

The two joked about the man’s attire before he touched the teen inappropriately, according to police reports.

The man told the girl he was dressed like a woman as a joke, Molnar said.

He did not talk to anyone else during the 45 minutes he was in the library.

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