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Can you identify this suspect? Suspect 'inappropriately' touched woman, cops say
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Williamson County

Can you identify this suspect? Suspect 'inappropriately' touched woman, cops say

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY— Sheriff Bennie Vick of Williamson County is asking the public to come forward with information that could help identify a suspect in an aggravated battery case.

A $1,000 award is available for information leading to an arrest.

On September 28, a male inappropriately touched a female at the Road Ranger Gas Station located at 17021 Route 148, according to a release from the department.

An image of the suspect captured from surveillance footage can be seen above and he appears to be an older white male with a white beard wearing a blue shirt with glasses clipped to the front.

If you have any information about the suspect, please contact the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office at 618-997-6541 or The Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-414-TIPS (8477).  Your information is important to crime stoppers and all callers may remain anonymous. Information leading up to the arrest of these individuals may lead up to a $1,000 cash reward.

Ali Shahidy, a first year Ph.D. student studying Brain and Cognitive Sciences at SIU, is raising money to bring his family to the U.S. from Afghanistan. He started a GoFundMe campaign and hopes to raise $35,000.

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Kallie Cox is a general assignments reporter for The Southern with interests in political science, crime and courts, immigration, and social justice. Kallie is a SIU student and joined the newsroom staff in 2021.

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