Worker helps nab suspected ShopRite groper

The actions of an alert grocery store worker led to the arrest of a Garnerville man who's suspected of groping a young girl, police said Tuesday. According to police, a ShopRite worker wrote down a customer's

News 12 Staff

May 28, 2014, 6:57 PM

Updated 3,650 days ago

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Worker helps nab suspected ShopRite groper
The actions of an alert grocery store worker led to the arrest of a Garnerville man who's suspected of groping a young girl, police said Tuesday.
According to police, a ShopRite worker wrote down a customer's license plate number Monday night after seeing the man act suspiciously. Police tracked down the customer to his Garnerville home, where he was eventually arrested.Officials believe Victor Nieves, 60, groped a 12-year-old girl and unzipped his pants inside the same store on Route 202 last month.
He is charged with forcible touching and public lewdness. Nieves, who was released Tuesday on $10,000 bail, is due back in court later this week.


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