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Suspect in Two Seattle Rape Cases Arrested

Seattle police have arrested an 18-year-old man in two rape cases.

He was taken into custody on April 5 at about 9 a.m. in the 3900 block of Montlake Boulevard.

The investigation into the suspect started with the report of a rape in October 2023 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The victim was a 19-year-old woman. An additional rape case from November 2023 in the University District involved the same suspect. The victim was a 22-year-old woman.

Detectives established probable cause for both sexual assaults. The 18-year-old suspect was arrested for second-degree rape and third-degree rape.

He was booked in the King County Jail.

The Seattle Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit has more information about reporting sexual assaults here.