The step-father of a 15 year old girl chased down a man who groped the 15 year old at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on Monday. Police called to the zoo at 10:45 after receiving a report of the sexual assault of a minor. The girl told police that an adult male approached her from behind while visiting the Kingdom of the Night exhibit and engaged in sexual contact over her clothing.
The girl told her mother and that is when her step-father saw the suspect and chased after him until zoo security staff arrived.
41 year old Miguel Memije-Reyes was taken to police headquarters and booked for 3rd degree sexual assault.