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Police: Teen fondled by stranger while walking home

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg police said an unidentified man fondled a teen who was walking home from a friend's house Friday.

According to a police report, the 16-year-old was walking home along Charlesworth Avenue from a friend's house on Hilda Street when he was approached by a man who tried to touch him.

The report said the man followed the teen, who tried to cut through a backyard of a vacant home along Hilda Street, when the man was able to fondle him.

The teen punched the man and ran home, the report said. The incident happened about 9 p.m. Friday.

Police said the black male was wearing red pajama pants with white circles on them and a red and white shirt. The report also said the man had black hair with a design cut into the left side.

If you know anything about the incident call Spartanburg Public Safety or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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