Suspect arrested for Museum District sexual battery


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police have arrested a suspect accused of inappropriately touching a woman in the Museum District earlier this week.

Investigators announced Friday that 29-year-old David A. Torres, of Texas, had been charged with sexual battery. Police say he fled on foot after inappropriately touching a woman shortly after 1 p.m. on Tuin the 100 block of N. Belmont Avenue.

Investigators believe the suspect was traveling through the city of Richmond when the incident occurred and has no permanent local address.  

Detectives are still working to determine if he is connected to previous sexual battery cases in the Fan and Museum Districts. 

Anyone with information about this incident or has home security cameras in or near the area is asked to call Detective Sergeant W. Andorfer (804) 646-8146 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or reach out online at

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