Police arrest suspected serial rapist in Haifa

August 16, 2009 12:35


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Police last week arrested a Haifa resident suspected of being a serial rapist who attacked at least four women, it was announced Sunday. According to details released for publication, 39-year-old Victor Vasileyev is believed to have been responsible for a series of rape cases in the past two years in the city's Hadar Elyon neighborhood. Police said he has admitted to several of the acts. According to police, Vasileyev was caught after entering the apartment of a woman he had allegedly raped in the past and trying to rape her again. However, the woman was prepared and phoned police. Vasileyev fled, but thanks to a detailed description provided by the woman, he was caught by police shortly afterwards.

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