The Serial Smoocher

We found out about this serial smoocher in Loudoun and decided to post since so many people commute into DC from this area. The Sheriff interviewed in this article asked some interesting questions that often get asked on our blog as well.

From the Washington Post:

The first time the smoocher struck it was just after 9 a.m. Nov. 20.

The man approached a woman jogging on Whitewater Drive in Sterling and held out his hand, as if to shake hers, Loudoun authorities said. The man then leaned in and kissed the startled jogger on the cheek.

Then, on Monday, a woman jogging in the same area was approached by a man who held out his hand to her. This time, the man kissed the jogger’s hand.

Loudoun Sheriff’s spokesman Kraig Troxell said authorities suspect the smoocher is the same man. He did not speak, and the women said he seemed a bit disoriented. So far he has not turned violent, but detectives want to find him to make sure he is not a threat. They also are concerned about the man’s safety.

“Is there something physically wrong with this person,?” Troxell said. “Is it a cultural thing? Is this person just doing something that seems inappropriate here [in the United States]? Or is it more sinister?

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