Women sexually, physically assaulted after encounter on BackPage.com; Summerville PD arrest suspect

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SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCBD) — A suspect has been arrested in Summerville after police say they communicated with several women on Back Page and then assaulting them.

We’re told authorities investigated two cases in recent weeks involving victims being sexually and physically assaulted, both being stabbed, during their encounter.

During the investigation, police identified several victims in the area that were victimized in the last 18 months.

Summerville Police is requesting that anyone who has been victimized with similar circumstances please contact their department to be referred to the proper jurisdiction.

Authorities tell News 2 that they are not releasing any suspect information at this time due to the premature release possibly jeopardizing the active and ongoing investigations.

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