Police: DNA links suspect in Oak Park trail attack to 2017 rape

DNA taken from a man who was arrested this month on suspicion of attacking a teenage girl in Oak Park matches the DNA found at the scene of an unsolved 2017 burglary and rape in Thousand Oaks, authorities said.

MORE VICTIMS?—Police say DNA evidence recovered at the scene of a burglary/rape in Thousand Oaks in 2017 matches that of Edgar Rodriguez Ruelas of Woodland Hills, who was arrested March 6 on suspicion of attacking a 16-year-old Oak Park female while she was hiking. Courtesy of VCSO


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