Did the Fairmount Park Rapist Strike Again?

Friday, Apr 29, 2011  |  Updated 10:21 PM EDT
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Teen Jogger Fights Off Fairmount Park Attacker: Cops

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This wanted poster posted by the Philadelphia Police Department shows several sketches of the Fairmount Park rapist. It also shows the bike he was last seen riding.

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Fairmount Park Regular Reacts to Teen's Attack

Joel Stark talks about why weekdays are quite different from weekends when it comes to safety for joggers. A girl, 17, told police she fought off a man earlier Monday morning while she was running near Devil's Pool in Fairmount Park. The teen told police the attacker pulled her pants down and tried to sexually assault her before she fought him off and fled.

Teen Jogger Fights Off Fairmount Park Attacker: Cops

Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked a 17-year-old girl who was jogging in Fairmount Park Monday morning.
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Has the so-called Fairmount Park Rapist struck again?

Philadelphia Police await DNA tests that could link the Fairmount Park Rapist to the attempted sexual assault of a teenager earlier this month.

A 17-year old girl was attacked near Devil's Pool and Cresheim Creek in Chestnut Hill on April 11 while she was jogging. The teen told police she fought off a man who tried to sexually assault her.

The girl fought off her attacker and luckily didn’t suffer any major injuries.

But now police want to know if her alleged attacker is the same man that has reportedly been preying on women since 2003. Investigators say he's assaulted three female joggers and murdered one of them.

Police will be out in the park Saturday distributing leaflets and hoping to generate new leads on the case.


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