|Updated: 2/07 5:06 pm
||Published: 2/06 2:30 pm
Tulsa police arrested a teen they said is suspected in the a suspect in the sexual assault of a Union student.
Police said on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7:45 a.m., an 18-year-old girl was sexually assaulted as she walked to school. The Union High School student told officers that she walked passed an apartment complex in the area of 7200 S. 89th E. Avenue, and noticed a man walking in the complex. As she continued toward the school, she observed the man following her. Police said while the victim was walking through the shopping complex on the north side of 9000 E. 71st Street, the man grabbed her from behind and forced her down into a retention area behind the shopping complex. The man sexually assaulted the victim before releasing her.
Police said Dayquan Williams, 16, was located on Thursday for questioning about the assault and tried to run from the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force, but he was caught after a short chase. After being interviewed he was arrested.
Police said he is also a suspect in three other recent assaults including incidents at two apartment complexes in Nov. where women woke up to find a man in their rooms, in one case touching a woman's leg. He's also a suspect in an incident at the Agora Coffee Shop near 51st and Memorial where an employee at the store was sexually assaulted.
According to the police report Williams admitted to the attacks. Telling people in the Agora Coffee Shop he meant to rob the store but 'one think led to another.' He also told officers he 'had a problem.'
Williams was arrested on 2 complaints of 1st degree burglary, 1 complaint of assault and battery, three complaints of sexual battery and 2 complaints of forcible sodomy.