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Va. Ready To Prosecute In East Coast Rapist Case

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Police say the turning point last week came when investigators in Prince George's County, Md., received a tip identifying 39-year-old Aaron Thomas as the man responsible for 12 different attacks along the East Coast.

Ron Hosko is the special agent in charge of the FBI's local Criminal Division.

"Last week was a good one for the agencies involved in this case," Hosko says, "it was a week where the predator became the prey."

Police in Connecticut arrested Thomas Friday.

He faces six felony charges in Virginia, but Prince William County Commonwealth's attorney Paul Ebert says he will likely have to wait until Connecticut finishes its legal proceedings.

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