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Suspect tricks women, assaults them

November 4, 2009 12:57:20 AM PST
Police are looking for a man who they say tricks women into pulling their cars over, then sexually assaults them.The so-called Sparking Brakes suspect pulls alongside his victims and tells them he sees sparks coming from their tires. Once he gets the women to pull over, he offers his services, then assaults them.

The assaults have occurred on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Police said the Sparking Brakes suspect has attacked six women in the Mid-City area in the past three months, and he's becoming more aggressive.

Anyone with information is urged to call LAPD at (877) LAPD-24-7.

City News Service contributed to this story.


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