Serial Assault

He strikes on weekdays, usually in daylight. In the past 12 months he has raped at least nine women and attempted to rape a tenth — victims ranging in age from 10 to 52 years old. Police believe he preselects not the individual women but the place he will attack them, usually woods or parkland areas with access to the M25, the motorway around London. And after the assaults he often takes a memento — clothing, or a cell phone — from his victims, a modus operandi that led the media to name him the "trophy rapist."


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