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Sexual Predator targeting women near Hobby Airport

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The Houston Police Department is teaming up with Crime Stoppers to spread the word about a sexual predator who is responsible for multiple sexual assaults near Hobby Airport.

The first attack occurred on New Years even at 8:30 in the morning.  A 22 year old female and a friend were getting off a METRO bus near the intersection of Glencrest and Airport Boulevard.

The women told investigators that as they were walking they were approached by a man driving a green Ford Mustang and offered them a ride.

The girls got in and he drove to a business near the corner of Airport Boulevard and Monroe, where one of the girls got out.

The girl who remained in the car asked to be driven to a business near the intersection Airport Boulevard and Hansen but the suspected refused and drove to an abandoned building in the 88-- block of the Gulf Freeway.

The suspect engaged the child safety locks to prevent the victim's escape.  The suspect then hit the victim in the face and sexually assaulted her while chocking her.  After the assault, the suspect released the girl from the car and drove off.

The second assault happened on February 8,2013 when a 28 year old female walking along the 8900 block of Airport Boulevard  was approached by the suspect.

The suspect asked the female to accompany him to a nearby hotel but then drove past the hotel and pulled into the parking lot of an abandoned warehouse.

The suspect struck the victim several times, and chocked her while sexually assaulting her.  The victim fought back and was able to escape through the driver's side door.  She fled the area partially dressed and was rescued by a concerned citizen.

The same suspect is believed to be responsible for both assaults.  He is described as a Hispanic male between 36-42 years in age.  He's described as 5'8"-5'9" tall and weighs between 170-180 pounds.  At the time of the assaults the suspect had medium length hair, a mustache and a dark brown complexion.  Witnesses say the suspect speaks with a Spanish accident.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-TIPS. 

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in or submitted online here that leads to the filing of felony charge or arrest of the suspect in the case.

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