14 Salem groping incidents since October

A man runs away and a woman is on the ground after she was groped in a Salem parking lot. Released Jan. 23, 2014 (Salem PD)
A man runs away and a woman is on the ground after she was groped in a Salem parking lot. Released Jan. 23, 2014 (Salem PD)

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — Fourteen groping incidents were reported in the Salem area between October 28 and January 14, authorities said Thursday.

Each incident involves a person grabbing a woman in a sexual manner. No one has been caught.

Officials remind people to keep your head up and make eye contact with passersby, walk confidently, know the area you’re in. If you’re attacked, make a commotion and yell for help.

Defend yourself, trust your instincts, get a good description and call 911.

A map provided by the Salem Police Department of the spots where women were groped between October 2013 and January 2014.
A map provided by the Salem Police Department of the spots where women were groped between October 2013 and January 2014.

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