Man arrested in connection to string of Metro Detroit sex assaults, home invasions

DEARBORN, Mich. – A man was arrested Tuesday in connection to a string of home invasions and sexual assaults across Metro Detroit.

Police are waiting on DNA results from Michigan State Police that link the man to at least as eight different cases, according to police.

According to police, the man was arrested by Dearborn police within a mile radius of where many of the home invasions happened. 

Police said the incidents date back to 2011 and involve at least eight jurisdictions.

"The arrest of this suspect will hopefully provide closure to our victims and it is important to note that all members of this Task Force have expended an enormous amount of resources and energy into this investigation," Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad said. "This collaborative effort along with citizen cooperation has resulted in a very dangerous predator being taken off the streets."

Charges are expected by week's end.

The FBI, MSP and a number of police agencies across the metro area participated in the investigation.

A press conference is expected Friday.

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