Investigators say three incidents were reported in the same neighborhood
Omaha Police say on August 9 between 5:15 and 5:50 a.m. a man and woman were physically beaten and another woman was sexually assaulted within a two block radius of Park Avenue and Leavenworth Street.
Investigators believe that the three incidents are related. Officer Michael Pecha says the man who was attacked was leaving home to go to work when he was grabbed from behind and beaten.
The suspect is also accused of ambushing a woman as she left her home. Pecha says the man tried to strangle the woman. Police say the second woman was sexually assaulted.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s or early 30’s, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, with dreadlocks or braids and a muscular build.
He was wearing long blue shorts, and no shirt in at least one of the attacks. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.