Girl, 12, groped at Stanford Shopping Center


The girl and her mother were shopping at Sigona’s Farmers Market at 180 El Camino Real when a man allegedly touched and grabbed the girl’s buttocks at about 2:10 p.m.

Surveillance video showed the man brushing the girl’s buttocks with his hand twice before following her into another aisle and squeezing her over her clothing, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Palo Alto police at (650) 329-2413 or call or text the anonymous line at (650) 383-8984.

Vivian Ho is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer.