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Man charged in 2 Arlington sex assaults rode bus with victim

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with two of a series of sexual assaults that have plagued Arlington since late July and investigators believe DNA evidence will tie him to a third. Police got a break in the case last week when a victim told police her attacker had ridden on her bus and got off at her stop.

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