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Video released of man wanted for attacks on women

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Suspect (Source: Cleveland Police) Suspect (Source: Cleveland Police)
Suspect's vehicle, silver ford minivan (Source: Cleveland Police) Suspect's vehicle, silver ford minivan (Source: Cleveland Police)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

19 Action News has obtained video of the man wanted in two violent attacks on the Cleveland's west side.

On Monday, February 18, 2013, at 11:55 p.m., a black male attempted to kidnap a female from the parking lot of 3778 W. 117th Street in Cleveland as she was getting into her vehicle.

A good Samaritan observed the attempted kidnapping and scared off the suspect.

The suspect then fled the scene in silver ford minivan.

Reporter Ed Gallek has now learned, this same man is the suspect in the rape of a 17-year-old girl.

The teenager was waiting for a bus in the area of West 85th and Lorain, when the suspect forced her to come with him. He then allegedly sexually assaulted her.

Anyone with information as to the identification or whereabouts of the suspect or suspect vehicle is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police at 216-623-5725.

Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging: Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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