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Arrest Made of Man Suspected of Groping Woman in Cerritos

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 23-year-old Lakewood man Wednesday afternoon after a report he had groped a woman in the Cerritos Towne Center while riding his bicycle.

It is suspected this is the same man who groped a woman at the shopping center on Artesia and Carmenita on Aug. 18

The woman called the Sheriff’s around 11 in the morning telling them that a man rode by and groped her.

Sheriff’s responded and found the suspect  near the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Civic Center Drive.

Authorities identified the man as Ivan Arturo Lopez. He was booked at the Lakewood Sheriff’s Station and is being held on $25,000 bail, according to the department.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on either incident to contact the Cerritos Sheriff’s Station by calling (562) 860-0044.