Police: Rape suspects targeted homeless women in Jacksonville


Authorities are investigating after several homeless women have been the victims of sexual assault in Jacksonville.
Another victim was assaulted Friday after authorities say a man came up behind her, knocked her down, dragged her to another location and raped her. It's the fourth time in three months that a homeless woman has been targeted.
The Florida Times-Union ( http://www.ittybittyurl.com/Tzy ) reports that a suspect has been arrested in one of the cases and authorities are investigating whether he may be connected to the other crimes. Authorities said the cases have similarities.
Fifty-six year-old Jerry Gallion turned himself into police after a woman who survived an attack in February identified him.
Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com
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