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Alleged groper targeting women at Brigham Young University charged with sexual battery

Jacob Scott Hansen is facing two misdemeanor counts
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Posted at 1:30 PM, Apr 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 16:55:34-04

PROVO, Utah — A man who allegedly groped as many as six women on or near the Brigham Young University campus has been charged with a pair of misdemeanors.

Jacob Scott Hansen, 26, is facing two counts of sexual battery, a Class A misdemeanor, in two separate cases filed in 4th District Court.

RELATED: BYU student admits to multiple on-campus gropings, police say

Hansen has been accused of five attacks on the BYU campus on March 27 and 28, and he’s suspected in a sixth that occurred near the campus.

Click here to read the full story from The Salt Lake Tribune.