Germantown serial rapist pleads guilty

 (Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Dept.)

(Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Dept.)

Antuane Brown has pleaded guilty to raping four girls between ages of 12 and 17 in 2013. All four rapes, which took place over the course of less than four months, happened in Germantown.

 

Brown, who is now 25 years old, faces a maximum of 320 years in prison.  

“These four young girls and their families have gone through unimaginable pain and suffering because of what Antuane Brown did to them, and today’s plea of no contest makes sure he is punished for his crimes,” said Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. 

After police released a surveillance tape of the one of the abductions, they were able to serve a search warrant at Brown’s Germantown home on June 5, 2013, just days after his most recent rape.

Each of the rapes took place within five blocks of his home. In each case, Brown was wearing a mask and held the girl at gunpoint. When police entered his home, police recovered Brown’s mask, gun and bicycle, from which they were able to conduct DNA analysis. 

Brown will be sentenced on Feb. 12, 2016. 

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