THE NATIONAL Police have arrested a 43-year-old man in Velez-Malaga in connection with two alleged sexual attacks on women in the space of four days.
According to the police report, the man followed his victims whilst walking his dog, and after apprehending them went onto assault them whilst pleasuring himself.
The first incident occurred on August 8 at around 11.30pm. A young woman was walking in the Carmelites area was approached by the alleged aggressor who grabbed her and dragged her off the path by her arms, whilst licking her neck and masturbating.
The second incident occurred four days later on August 12 under similar circumstances in Calle Real de la Villa. The victim, 17-years-old, was apprehended at around 10.30pm by the man who again grabbed and assault her whilst masturbating.
Both occurrences were interrupted by passers by, causing the attacker to flee.
A police investigation into the incidents led officers to arrest the man due to the similarities of both crimes and the fact he was walking his German Shepherd at the time of both attacks.
The man, of Spanish nationality, is currently in the custody of the Court of Instruction Number Five of Velez-Malaga.