Serial rapist linked to 13 attacks strikes again

Posted by Terry Alexander - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police are trying to find a serial rapist that has hit here in Virginia and several other states.

Authorities say the man sexually assaulted two teenage trick-or-treaters in Prince William County on Halloween. Now, police say he's responsible more than a dozen attacks on women since 1997.

DNA evidence has now linked the rapist to 13 crimes in Virginia, as well as in Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Most of the rapes occurred between 1997 and 2001 in the D.C. suburbs.

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