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Fort Wayne Police ask for help to find man linked to three sexual assaults

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The attacks have taken place near each other in the past two years.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 04:49 pm

He sneaks into homes in the early morning hours to sexually assault women.

It happened first in the 5200 block of Bowser Avenue in September 2015, Fort Wayne Police reported. It happened again in May of this year in the 4500 block of South Park Drive and again in August in the 5000 block of Bowser.

DNA samples recovered at each of the three crime scenes indicate the same man is responsible for each assault. The only description available from victims is that their assailant was a black man.

Police now are asking for the public's help to prevent any more assaults.

People who observe any suspicious activity should report it by calling 911, police said. Anyone with information that could help identify a possible suspect in the attacks should all 436-7867.

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