The two rapes were reported Dec. 3 and Dec. 5. The suspect was described as a younger male with a thin build, who stood between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10 inches. In the first assault, the suspect entered through a back door and in the second, through a back window.
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“It was believed the same suspect had committed both of these offenses,” Wilson said.
The suspect was linked to the crimes through his DNA, which already was on file, Wilson said.
According to juvenile court records, the 16-year-old was previously found responsible for a felony burglary charge in June 2018, misdemeanor theft in March 2018 and a unruly charge in December 2016. He received probation in each of those cases.
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