Suspect arrested in 4 attempted rapes in Brooklyn

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Candace Mccowan has the latest on the arrest of a suspect in 4 attempted rapes.

Police say the man who attacked four women in Crown Heights on the night of July 12th into the early morning hours of July 13th is now under arrest.

19-year-old Dennis Ofuoma of the Bronx is now facing charges of sexual abuse, burglary, harassment and sexual motivated burglary.

Police say more charges are pending. The NYPD had just released new surveillance video of the suspect on Sunday.

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The NYPD released video of the suspect in a series of attempted rapes.


In each case, he allegedly followed the women into their apartment buildings and tried to sexually assault them.

In one case he told the victim that he had a knife.

All of the women fought him off.

Investigators say it was a Crime Stoppers tip that led to the capture of the suspect.

Authorities say Ofuoma has six previous arrests since April 2016, one of them for assaulting a police officer.

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