Police: Man inappropriately touched girl swimmers

September 5, 2022

Police are searching for a man after they say he inappropriately touched two girls Sept. 4 while swimming at Rehoboth Beach.

The girls, both 11, were in the water about 7 p.m. near Rehoboth Avenue when the man swam underwater and grabbed the girls, touching their private areas, said Rehoboth Beach police.

Witnesses confronted the man, but he fled on foot westbound on Rehoboth Avenue, police said. Anyone who sees or who has contact with the man is asked to call 911 immediately, police said.

Anyone who knows the identity and/or location of the man is asked to call Master Cpl. Susan Gladmon at 302-227-2577; send a private message on Facebook to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department; or submit an anonymous tip online to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department at


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