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Madison arrest linked to Philadelphia sex assault crimes

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police officials say a person arrested in connection with a sexual assault, is a suspect in sexual assaults in Philadelphia.

Madison north district police captain Jay Lengfeld says the person arrested in Madison is linked to crimes in Philadelphia in 2010 and 2011.

Lengfeld says the possible connection between the Madison crime and the Philadelphia incidents is based on DNA evidence.

Madison Police spokesperson Joel DeSpain tells 27 News Madison police personnel continue to work with their counterparts in Philadelphia. DeSpain declined to identify the arrested suspect, nor when the arrest took place.

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