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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Another woman has come forward claiming she was the victim of an armed serial rapist, who is targeting women on the south side of the Dallas.

She is the eighth woman to report being attacked by this man, and says she came forward after hearing about the seven other assaults that have occurred between June 22 and September 1 — all of them near Fair Park, which will host The State Fair of Texas at the end of the month.

Police say this victim was sexually assaulted on August 28, in the 2600 block of 2nd Avenue. Police say all of the victims were attacked while walking between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m. The most recent incidents have happened between the hours of 4 and 6 a.m. Police say the suspect, armed with a semi-automatic handgun, first demands money from the victims and then takes them to another location where he rapes them.

Dallas Police say a serial rapist has attacked eight women at these seven locations in separate attacks from June 22 to September 1. (credit DPD)

Dallas Police say a serial rapist has attacked eight women at these seven locations in separate attacks from June 22 to September 1. (credit DPD)

Police say they are working on a composite sketch of the suspect, but have provided the following details about his appearance. He’s a Black man in his mid-20s to 30 years old, weighing about 200 lbs., 5’6″-5’11” tall. He wears oval, gold-rimmed prescription glasses, t-shirts and basketball shorts. The suspect has been seen driving away from some of the locations in a gray four-door Honda Civic or an older model gray four-door Volvo.

Police have increased patrols and created a special task force committed to catching the suspect. The task force will involve uniformed and undercover officers assigned to the neighborhoods south and east of Fair Park where the attacks have happened.

“We’re trying to solve this crime.  Take this predator off the street and prevent more victimization,” said DPD Maj. Jeff Cotner.

The Southeast Patrol Division has also scheduled a community meeting for Thursday evening to address neighborhood concerns and answer questions. It will begin at 6 p.m. at the True Lee Missionary Baptist Church, 3907 Bertrand Ave.

The news has shook up the women who live and work in the area.  “Really scared.  Try and stay in.  Go to work and come home,” said Dallas resident Kiera Strain.

Anyone with information about these crimes can call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 214-373-8477 to leave an anonymous tip.

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