Authorities believe a serial rapist has attacked at least 30 women in massage parlors across Southern California, according to police.
The attacks began at least four years ago and stretch from Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. DNA evidence gathered at the crime scenes was recently matched, allowing police to make an attack-to-attack link in some of the cases to the same perpetrator, Riverside police said.
The serial attacker is known to have displayed a handgun before forcing the women into sex acts and robbing them.
In an effort to identify the man, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz plans at a news conference Wednesday to display photos and video images of the suspect from security camera systems in several of the massage businesses.