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JPD: Shopper claims 'personal trainer' made unhealthy remarks

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A trip to the grocery store ended with a woman running to her car after she said a man claiming to be a “personal trainer” started asking her personal questions.

The 22-year-old Leachville woman told police the incident happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the produce aisle of Kroger, 1729 S. Caraway.

The woman claimed she was shopping with her child when she noticed a “tall, somewhat built, Hispanic male dressed in all black watching her.”

According to the initial incident report, the man walked up to the woman and said he was a “personal trainer.”

He then reportedly asked her if she “liked to eat healthy.”

When the woman told him she had a firearm with her, she said he “abruptly” left the store.

The victim, who was described as “visibly shaken,” then went to her car and called police.

Officer John Hughes showed the victim a photo of a man suspected of doing something similar in Paragould.

The woman said it was not the same man.

Instead, she stated the man who approached her was  Hispanic and “spoke good English but had an accent.”

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