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Suspect arrested in 2 rape cases in Marion County

December 24, 2019 GMT

WOODBURN, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for rape in in Marion County, Oregon, in July has been arrested.

KOIN reports that police in Woodburn arrested Juan David Cardona-Gregorio on Monday. Authorities say he was the main suspect in a July 15 rape and domestic assault but fled before he was arrested.

Police were looking into another reported rape in Woodburn and spotted him at the scene. Authorities said the 27-year-old again tried to get away but was taken into custody.

Cardona-Gregorio faces rape and domestic assault for the July 15 crime. He faces those charges for the December 22 incident as well as robbery and interfering with making a police report.

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He’s being held at the Marion County Jail. It wasn’t immediately clear if he had an attorney.