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Police need your help to ID sex assault suspect

Posted at 12:28 PM, Apr 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-27 13:28:15-04

MILWAUKEE -- Police need the public's help identifying the person who they believe sexually assaulted two women on Milwaukee's south side.

One incident happened near 15th and Greenfield Avenue and another encounter occurred about a half a mile away, near 15th and National Avenue.  The assaults took place about a month apart.  The most recent incident was Thursday.

"In both of these cases the victims were by themselves out in the middle of the night when they had interactions with the suspect," explained Capt. Aimee Obregon, Milwaukee Police.

One of the victims is in her 20s and the other is her 40s.  Police say the victims had consensual interactions with the suspects before the assaults. 

"It's scary.  It's scary to think about it," said Tania Nunez.

People who live and work on this side of town are shocked since this is a busy neighborhood. 

"That's crazy stuff," explained Antionio Nunez.

Victims describe the suspect as a Hispanic man between 25-30 years old.  He's around 5'6"-5'8" and weighs close to 140-160lbs.  The suspect has short black hair and brown eyes.  He has a thin face and nose. 

In both assaults the suspect was driving a red, two-door sporty car with black interior and manual transmission. 

Police are asking residents to be on the lookout and to be aware of their surroundings. 

"Make sure when you're walking your face isn't buried into your phone and that your texting and not paying attention to your surroundings.  Always being safe, always paying attention to where you're going and who's around you," explained Capt. Obregon.