Accused South Dallas serial rapist caught in Louisiana

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The hunt for an accused serial rapist, who police say terrorized women in South Dallas for nearly three months is over.

Van Dralan Dixson was taken into custody in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, according to Dallas police.  DPD is scheduled to hold a news conference at 3:30 to release more details about the arrest.

CBS 11′s Sharrie Williams has spoken with DPD Chief David Brown, who says he is extremely proud of the work of his officers.

Monday night, police confirmed DNA links Dixson to four of the nine rapes reported in the Fair Park area.  Police say they are still awaiting the results from other assaults.


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