'Serial rapist' arrested in Mooresville and police warn 'predator who targeted women online may have victims across US' | The Sun
A SUSPECTED serial rapist has been arrested as police claim the prep may be behind a string of sexual assaults across the US.
Police in North Carolina arrested Michael Brandon Shinn, 29, on Thursday, who they suspect targeted his female victims online and agreed to meet him in Mooresville.
Investigators claim that after Shinn met up with his victims, he would drive them to a parking lot and forcibly rape them.
Cops claim Shinn met up with his first victim in the Mooresville area on June 19.
The female victim claims she met Shinn online and agreed to meet him at a parking lot on River Highway in Mooresville.
She then got into his vehicle and was taken to the parking lot, where Shinn allegedly sexually assaulted her.
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After the attack, cops claim Shinn left the victim in the parking lot without her car or her phone.
She described Shinn as a middle-aged white male who drove a silver or gray Dodge Charger with a black stripe.
Authorities claim the suspect struck again two days later, on June 21, after a second female victim, who was hospitalized in Huntersville, told police she was sexually assaulted by a man with a similar description as Shinn.
The victim claims she met the man online and agreed to meet in Mooresville.
She said she was driven to the same remote parking lot and raped by the suspect who left her there.
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