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Man's DNA Linked To Two Year Old Sexual Assault Case

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A Baltimore city man has been arrested after his DNA was linked to three separate sexual assaults in the city.

According to published documents, 25 year old Bernard Burton of the 2000 block of E. Baltimore Street was arrested by the Baltimore City Warrant Apprehension Task Force on February 12 after being linked to a sexual assault and robbery that occurred July 2012 in the 100 block of N Rose Street.

Two days after his arrest his DNA was linked to a sexual assault on February 10 that occurred in the 2800 block of East Fairmount Avenue.

Bernard also faces thirteen charges of robbery and sexual assault in another case that occurred in June of 2012.

Detectives from the southeast district are continuing the investigation and Bernard is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on March 11.



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