Tulsa Police Establish Task Force, Release Description Of Serial Attacker
TULSA, Oklahoma - The Tulsa Police Department has set up a task force to identify and arrest the man responsible for a string of sexual assaults in the midtown area.
Tulsa Police say there have been six assaults across midtown since June 5, 2014. The latest incident was early Friday at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of East 45th Place.
Police say Friday's attack was the second time a victim living this apartment complex was targeted. Here's a list of the attacks police have blamed on the same man:
- June 5, 2014 - 45th Place and Peoria
- June 6, 2014 - 71st and Yale
- June 9, 2014 – 42nd and Detroit
- June 11, 2014 – 15th and Denver
- June 19, 2014 – 11th and Yale
- June 20, 2014 – 45th Place and Peoria
Tulsa Police say detectives and patrol officers are working around the clock to develop leads and conduct surveillance.
They say the man they are looking for is black or Hispanic, 5'6" to 5'10" tall with medium build.
Police ask Tulsa residents to be aware of anyone who looks suspicious, no matter if he is walking or in a vehicle. They also stress you should make your house or apartment as secure as possible.
TPD says you should call 911 if you see suspicious activity.