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Man gropes 3 women in Columbia County Walmarts

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 4:08 PM
Last updated 11:45 PM
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Police are searching for a man who groped at least three women in two Co­lum­bia County Walmarts on Sat­urday morning.

Donna Leopard, a teacher at Fox Creek High School, was heading into Walmart on Bobby Jones Expressway about 7:30 a.m., when she noticed a man rushing out. Even though he was heading her direction, she said she assumed he would walk by her. Instead, he walked up to her, groped her, ran to his car and drove off.

“It was really bizarre,” she said. “I’d never heard of that kind of thing before.”

An employee who witnessed the incident asked Leopard whether she knew the man. When she replied she did not, Leopard and the employee found a police officer.

“I asked him if he was looking for a black man in a black shirt, and he said yes,” Leopard said.

The deputy told her someone else had reported being groped inside the store minutes before. When the women met and compared stories, they realized the same thing had happened to each of them.

Leopard said the deputy told her the same man had groped another woman in Walmart in Evans earlier in the morning.

Leopard described the man as clean cut, wearing a black, button-down shirt, nice jeans and dark shoes.

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Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 09/15/12 - 04:36 pm
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Lakeside

Is this the future for the 12-year-old boy at Lakeside Middle School who patted the tushes of four 13-year old girls last week?

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 09/15/12 - 05:26 pm
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WalMart groper

Too bad those three women could not get their hands on that pervert and beat the tar out of him. He'd think twice - disgusting excuse for a human being.

nowhine
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nowhine 09/15/12 - 05:28 pm
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The WalMart serial groper.

The WalMart serial groper. This kind offender can progress to higher levels, like Waffle House, KFC, and Popeyes. Golden Corral could be next.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/15/12 - 06:04 pm
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Just Trying

to pass his Bill Clinton 101 Morality Class test. Lets hope he fails BC 202. I just hate cigar smoke.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 09/15/12 - 06:59 pm
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Someone needs to put this

Someone needs to put this perv down like the wild animal that he is. His next step is a rape.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/15/12 - 07:58 pm
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Just Wondering?

What County IT is from?

specsta
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specsta 09/15/12 - 09:13 pm
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Must be a TSA agent...

Must be a TSA agent...

albertoli
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albertoli 09/15/12 - 11:51 pm
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if he follows the lead of the

if he follows the lead of the toe sucker in Grovetown, he'll tell them he is from a TV show first and then Grovetown will let him go.

Patty-P
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Patty-P 09/16/12 - 12:23 am
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Why do all the weirdos hang

Why do all the weirdos hang out at Walmart?

Tullie
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Tullie 09/16/12 - 07:21 am
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specsta

I find it tiresome that you keep comparing the people trying to do a job to keep this country safe after 9-11 to a pervert like the one at Walmart.

I would think that like most jobs ..it is a job, they are human beings, have wives, husbands, children..they are not the perverts. Get a grip.

You are beginning to seem fixsated on them by the way.

Tullie
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Tullie 09/16/12 - 07:26 am
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Patty-P

They certainly get their fair share. There is a websire dedicated to them. I have checked it out, people wear some strange clothes to do their shopping.

BTW, I did see a woman wearing her housecoat, house shoes, and curlers there one time. It truly shocked me. I thought..she does she realize she didn't change clothes..or doesn't care, is that me in a couple of years?

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/16/12 - 11:28 am
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Pajamas, slippers and
Unpublished

camisoles are standard clothing fare. And someone is worried about a ball cap on an unsightly bald head. Many more need to "cover up" especially in dining establishments. Butt cracks and hairy armpits at the all your can stuff in buffet.

Discussionstarter
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Discussionstarter 09/16/12 - 01:38 pm
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He is going to grope the wrong person...

And he will he wish he wasn't alive.

NoHayManera
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NoHayManera 09/16/12 - 01:50 pm
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Hide your kids. Hide your wife!!!

First, toe suckers and now groping. Walmart doesn't seem to be a very female friendly place anymore.

cheapster505
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cheapster505 09/16/12 - 02:40 pm
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W C Fields

" I was only trying to guess your weight "

specsta
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specsta 09/16/12 - 02:45 pm
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TSA Gropers

@ Tullie - My point is, why is government-sanctioned groping okay, while other incidents are criminal?

Everyone has a right to NOT be groped - by anybody - government agent or not.

The TSA and the ridiculous policies put into place after 9-11 do absolutely nothing to secure air travel. Copping a feel on some old lady using a walker or making someone take off an artificial limb or spilling the contents of their colostomy bag is asinine to me.

cheapster505
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cheapster505 09/16/12 - 02:46 pm
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groper

this man was spotted in the cereal aisle earlier must be the "Cereal groper"

cheapster505
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cheapster505 09/16/12 - 02:49 pm
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spectra

3000 people had to die 9/11 ask them if being "Groped" is worse
you can live after being "Groped" they probably wished they were "Only groped"

cheapster505
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cheapster505 09/16/12 - 03:00 pm
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9/11

most would be around to laugh about it ,now sadly they are not and families and friends still miss them can't compare a "Grope" to disaster
of 9/11 TSA was a PUBLIC response outcry for more Gov't protection
AFTER not before and nothing since has happened WHY ? because of the TSA not because the lack of ..The TSA exist as a reminder of 3000+ lives lost . How soon we forget

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