DNA Matches Suspect For 1 Of 9 South Dallas Rapes

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas police have confirmed that laboratory results from evidence submitted for one of the nine sex assault offenses provided a positive DNA match for a suspect.

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An arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault was subsequently issued for Van Dralan Dixson, 39.

An arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault has been issued for Van Dralan Dixson, 39. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

An arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault has been issued for Van Dralan Dixson, 39. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Officers are working diligently to locate the suspect. The Dallas Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Dixson.

Any information as to his whereabouts can be reported to 911. They are still awaiting laboratory results of evidence submitted for testing from other cases.

Detectives will continue to investigate all leads on the sexual assault cases and even though a suspect has been identified, they caution that the public should remain alert and vigilant in reporting suspicious persons or activities to police.

Dixson’s bond is set at $1 million.

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