CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - DNA evidence has linked a serial rapist to another case in Clayton County, police say. Investigators told Channel 2 they believe a rapist attacked a woman Saturday, holding her at knifepoint.
The serial rapist is accused of attacking six other women over a two-year span.
Police want all eyes on two sketches of the serial rapist who has preyed on Clayton County since 2015. We were with officers as they handed out the sketches in a Jonesboro neighborhood.
Channel 2 Action News first showed the sketches when police released them last summer.
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Channel 2's Tom Jones has been following this story and interviewed three women who believe they were attacked by the serial rapist.
Due to the sensitive nature of the cases, the victims have asked to remain anonymous.
On Tuesday, one of the victims told Jones she believes police should have added patrols and passed out flyers like they are doing now a long time ago.
"I think that should have been done the first time it happened; he probably would have been caught then," she told Jones.
Police told Jones, due to the sensitive nature of the cases, they couldn't release any details but they did announce they are engaging the public and offering safety tips after the suspect attacked a woman Saturday.
Police plan to hold a news conference Fridat with more information about this case.
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