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26-year-old man charged in connection with sexual assaults on Milwaukee's east side

Posted: 11:34 AM, Nov 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-27 19:33:14Z

MILWAUKEE –  The man arrested in connection with the recent sexual assaults on Milwaukee’s east side has been charged.

Michael R. Raspberry, 26, of Milwaukee has been charged with five criminal counts, including:
•    2nd degree sexual assault, use of force
•    Substantial battery-intend bodily harm
•    4th degree sexual assault (3 counts)

There were four incidents in this case -- which all occurred at night on November 20 near Lincoln Memorial Drive and Water Tower Road.

Police say the suspect would inappropriately touch victims and then would flee on a bicycle.

Raspberry was taken into custody on Thursday, November 23 – a week after the crimes were reported.

A preliminary hearing for this case has been set for December 5.