Police: Rape Suspects Targeting Homeless Women

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating after several homeless women have been the victims of sexual assault in Jacksonville.

Another victim was assaulted Friday after authorities say a man came up behind her, knocked her down, dragged her to another location and raped her. It's the fourth time in three months that a homeless woman has been targeted.

A report says a suspect has been arrested in one of the cases and authorities are investigating whether he may be connected to the other crimes. Authorities said the cases have similarities.

Fifty-six year-old Jerry Gallion turned himself into police after a woman who survived an attack in February identified him.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
WCTV 1801 Halstead Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 203988711 - wctv.tv/a?a=203988711
Gray Television, Inc.