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Police still searching for suspect in this weekend's assaults

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Wilmington police are still investigating attacks on two women over the weekend. Investigators think the same suspect may be involved in both attacks. But until he's caught, community members are coming together, trying to protect themselves. The community plays a big role in keeping our area safe from predators. One victim of this weekend's attacks made her way to a nearby house, where the residents immediately called 911. The victim was stopped at a gas station on South College Road when she saw a man she thought she knew. She called out to him, and when he came over she realized he wasn't the person she knew. At that point, he got into her car and forced her to drive. They ended up at a gas station off Greenville Loop Road. She managed to escape, and make her way to a nearby house for help. Now, police and rape crisis center officials are looking to the community to help keep our streets safe and secure. Amy Feath of Coastal Horizons Crisis Center said, "What is our community going to do, and what are we prepared to do as a community, to hold perpetrators accountable and say our community is not for you, we don't want you here, we are going to hold you accountable, and we are all going to make sure that each other is safe in the community?" According to Wilmington Police, there is a possibility that this case is related to last month's sexual assault at Third and Market Streets. But, detectives are still investigating leads in both cases. The victim initially described her attacker as possibly Hispanic or Asian, with dark skin, dark brown hair and a military style haircut, round face, flat features, wide nose, brown eyes and dimples. Anyone with any more information is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600

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