Police searching for armed man who raped two women

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MESA, AZ – On 8/16/21 around 8 PM, the suspect contacted a female victim near S. Alma School Road and W. Main Street in Mesa and offered her a ride. Once the female was inside the vehicle, the driver pulled into a parking lot where he displayed a handgun and sexually assaulted the Victim. The Victim was able to exit the vehicle and the vehicle left in an unknown direction.

On 8/26/21 around 10 PM, the suspect contacted a different female victim at the bus stop near S. Stapley and E. Southern Ave and he offered her a ride. The suspect parked the vehicle into an empty parking lot in the area where he displayed a handgun and attempted to sexually assault her before she was able to exit the vehicle and getaway.

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Both victims provided the following description of the suspect and vehicle:

Suspect: White male, possibly Hispanic, bald or buzz cut, late 30’s, muscular build. (See attached composite sketch)


Vehicle: Early 2000 tan Ford F150 4-door. Stickers on back window. (See attached photo- actual vehicle)

Both victims gave the same description of the handgun and pictured vehicle.