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Did Cigarette Butt Lead To ‘East Coast Rapist’ Suspect’s Arrest?

East Coast Rapist Sketch

East Coast Rapist Sketch

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – It’s one of those unfolding events leading up to an arrest we’ll probably end up seeing on a crime show.

A man who has been wanted in connection with rapes up and down the East Coast for the past 10 years, is caught by an alleged bicycle theft and a cigarette butt.

That’s the story WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot learned from Kathleen Schurman, a editor of the Bethwood Patch, CT.

Wayne Cabot spoke with Schurman about the details leading up to the arrest of Aaron Thomas.