UCLA graduate student arrested for groping women

WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A UCLA graduate student has been arrested for allegedly groping several women on campus.

Pengcheng Bao was taken into custody without incident on Saturday after someone recognized him from a police flyer.

Bao, a doctoral student in chemistry and biochemistry, is accused of grabbing several female students on the upper thigh last week.

Students reported that there were previous incidents with Bao earlier this year.

Bao was booked on seven counts of battery and one count of sexual battery. He is being held at Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles on $160,000 bond.

Anyone who would like to report similar incidents can call UCLA police at (310) 825-1491.
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