The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Gregory Johnson, wanted for sexual battery.

On Tuesday, Aug. 30, Johnson approached a victim at the Winn-Dixie grocery store located on Airline Highway in Prairieville and asked the victim for directions. Johnson then began groping the victim.

He was last seen wearing a black shirt with red writing, dark pants and red tennis shoes and driving a black Dodge Challenger with tinted windows.

Johnson, who has a lengthy criminal history and is a convicted felon, is also wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for second-degree rape.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gregory Johnson is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at (225) 621-4636 or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.