Pennypack attack linked to two others

It has been confirmed that the attempted sexual assault near Pennypack Park Tuesday is connected to two previous attacks.

The nude man who emerged from the park and chased a woman along the 8300-block of Frankford Avenue is also suspected for attacks in May and July.

Police are trying to determine if the man is connected to even more attacks. He is described as being white, in his 30s to 40s with blond or light brown hair, and just more than six feet tall.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3521/3252.

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