After another attack in Potsdam: police arrest Berlin serial rapist

After weeks of searching, the police succeed in arresting the woman in Berlin-Wannsee who allegedly raped several women in and around Berlin. But only after he attacks another jogger.

The alleged serial rapist, who is said to have raped several women in and around Berlin, has been arrested. This is confirmed by the Berlin public prosecutor’s office on Twitter. According to information from RTL / ntv, the 30-year-old Serb was arrested in the evening with several alias personal details. Previously, he is said to have raped a woman again – this time in Potsdam. Become the man seven more rapes or has been accused of rape in and around Berlin since June 12. The Berlin “Tagesspiegel” reported first.

In its statement, the Berlin public prosecutor wrote that police officers in the Potsdam area were able to arrest a 30-year-old man after another rape, who “according to current knowledge is the serial killer he is looking for”. Police officers from all over Brandenburg as well as the federal police and the Berlin police had supported the search.

According to the police, the young woman had noticed a passer-by in the morning in a forest between Babelsberg and Dreilinden. She was obviously in shock and claimed to have been raped. According to initial findings, the Potsdam woman was jogging on a forest path when the perpetrator approached her and asked her how to get there. Shortly thereafter, he is said to have overpowered and raped her. You came to a hospital.

A first provisional personal description of the perpetrator was passed on to all emergency services and a large-scale search was initiated. The police arriving a few minutes after the first report could have found a man on a bicycle near the scene of the crime, to whom the description of the offender fit very well, it is said.

When he saw the police officers, the man fled into the forest, leaving his bike behind. The police followed him and told him to stop. An official also fired warning shots into the air, which the man ignored. In the evening, according to the Berlin newspaper “BZ”, residents led the police on the right track: They noticed a suspicious man who resembled the phantom of what he was looking for.

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