A man pretended to be a federal agent and patted down a woman on May 23, Gainesville police said.
Police are looking for help identifying the man who approached a woman at a McEver Road apartment complex around 11:30 p.m. May 23.
“The male subject presented a gold badge to the female and claimed to be a federal agent, then requested to pat her down,” according to a news release.
The man then allegedly began to touch the woman inappropriately, and she escaped.
The suspect is believed to be a white man who stands 6 feet tall with a skinny build. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
The suspect was seen wearing a gray T-shirt, black athletic shorts, a black or blue ball cap and gray-and-black Nike shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Gainesville Police at 770-534-5254.