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Columbus police investigate two rape cases

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus police confirmed to News Leader 9 that two rapes happened recently in the same neighborhood, both involving women in their mid-twenties in the middle of the night.

The first happened on Clover Lane last Thursday at about 3 a.m.  Reports state the suspect put a gun to the back of the woman's head, then raped her.

The second sexual assault happened on Tuesday at Clover Lane and Sylvan Avenue just before 3 a.m., when the suspect also robbed her at gunpoint.

Columbus detectives are still investigating if these crimes are linked. Call police if you have any information on the suspects, please call the Columbus Police Department at (706) 653-3188.

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