The hunt for an accused serial rapist, who police say terrorized women in South Dallas for nearly three months is over.
Dallas police said serial rape suspect Van Dixson has now been linked by DNA tests to four of the nine South Dallas sexual assault cases.
Alan Mason feels he was used by the Dallas Police Department.
A man suspected in a string of rapes in South Dallas remains at large and his neighbors say he’d been hiding in plain sight until just a few days ago.
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.
“I really want this person to be caught ‘cause I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I have nightmares,” said the ninth victim of a serial rapist who has victimized unsuspecting women since June in a South Dallas neighborhood near Fair Park.
Police say the suspected rapist covers his face with a cloth, wears glasses, and is always armed with a handgun. He approaches on foot, and possibly leaves in a fray Honda Civic 4-door or older model gray Volvo sedan.
There has been a possible break in the case of a serial rapist. Police identified Alan Mason as a person of interest and took him into custody on Friday morning.
Only one in three victims of rape will come forward, crisis advocates say.
A serial rapist struck seven times near Fair Park before the Dallas Police Department issued an alert – and people who live in area want to know why.
The man convicted of kidnapping and raping three women and then holding them in his Cleveland house for a decade was found dead in his prison cell, Ohio officials said Tuesday,
Dallas police say a man raped a woman, stole her phone, and used it to send her family explicit messages.