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Police investigate series of sexual assaults in Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

Police are investigating after three sexual assaults were linked to the same perpetrator.

The Fort Wayne Police Department said the sexual assaults happened in three areas in a half mile area in the southeast side of Fort Wayne. The assaults happened over a two-year time period.

In each of the assaults, police say the perpetrator gained entry into the home in the early morning hours and sexually assaulted a woman. Police do not have an accurate description of a suspect.

DNA samples from the scenes indicate the same person is responsible for all of the assaults. The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking people to report any suspicious activity in areas surrounding the incidents by calling 911. Anyone with information that could assist investigators in identifying a possible suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867).

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