Man accused of groping girl at Walmart surrenders to police

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A Blackwood man has surrendered to police after he was accused of inappropriately touching a 10-year-old girl who was shopping at a Walmart in Gloucester County.

Washington Township police say that 31-year-old Robert L. McKeown Jr. surrendered at police headquarters on Sept. 7 after police posted a surveillance photo on social media of the man believed to be have been involved in the incident.

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Police say that McKeown touched the girl while she was shopping with her mother at the store. Police say that when the mother confronted McKeown, he left the story in a silver sedan.

McKeown was charged with sexual assault and is at Salem County jail awaiting a court date.

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