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Dallas Police: Rapist could be behind new attack

Published On: Sep 07 2013 03:37:01 PM CDT
Texas News - Capitol flags
DALLAS -

(AP) - Police say they are investigating another report of sexual assault in south Dallas and whether it's linked to a string of rapes in a neighborhood targeted by a serial rapist.
    
Dallas Police spokesman DeMarquis Black said the offense was reported after 5 a.m. Saturday just south of downtown near Fair Park. Black did not immediately provide more information about the incident.
    
Nine women so far have been attacked by what police believe is the same rapist.
    
The women were accosted while walking in the early morning hours.
    
Police are interviewing one person of interest and say they have ramped up patrols in the area.