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Police arrest serial rape suspect

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Posted at 10:31 PM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-23 23:31:59-04
Omaha Police have arrested a man who they believe is behind four sexual assaults.
 
Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 30 year old Abdul-Aleem Arthur Friday on two counts of 1st degree sexual assault, two counts of 1st degree sexual assault of a child, and 1st degree false imprisonment. 
 
Arthur is accused of sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl in the area of 24th & Ames on March 12th, a 26 year old woman who met Arthur to buy drugs near 30th & Fowler on March 30th, a 13 year old runaway who he also held against her will near 28th and Lothrup on May 17th, and a 19 year old woman near 36th and Saratoga on May 23rd.
 
Police are not releasing Arthur's booking photo because the investigation continues and there may be more victims. Anyone who has information about Arthur or may have had contact with him should call the Omaha Police Special Victim's Unit at 402-444-5636.