Police: 8th incident connected to serial assault suspect

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TULSA, Okla. —

Tulsa police said in a statement that a sexual assault that occurred Sunday is the eighth incident that is connected to the serial assault suspect.

Officers said at approximately 5:30 a.m., they responded to a sexual assault in the 1200 block of S. 75th E. Ave. The victim is a 60-year-old woman who was home alone.

The suspect's actions and statements during the assault are consistent with the serial assault suspect, police said.

The victim told police that in low-light conditions the suspect appeared to be a light skinned black male, 5'8" tall, thin built with muscular arms, no facial hair and short hair, police said.

Police said the suspect was wearing long basketball-style shorts, a t--shirt and tennis shoes. Police said the suspect's face was partially covered.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 with immediate suspect information or suspicious activity. Additional tips call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS or text TIP918 to CRIMES.