NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Tulane police arrested a man accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks near campus. After receiving calls of from several women complaining of multiple sexual assaults, Tulane police began targeted patrols in the area.
Police say that on Sunday at 11:38 a.m., Tulane police officers found a man matching the description given and took the man into custody. The man, identified as 44-year-old Kendrick Shorts, was turned over to NOPD Sex Crimes detectives.
According to police, Shorts was involved in at least one of the cases. He was charged with sexual battery and booked into the Orleans Parish Jail. Both the Tulane Police Department and the New Orleans Police Department continue to investigate the additional reports of assault and are working to determine if Shorts is involved in those cases.
If you have any additional information that could help police with their cases, you are asked to call the Tulane Police Department at 504-865-5381, the NOPD at 504-821-2222 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.