Police: Man in custody for attempting to rape 4 women

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Police say a Bronx man is in custody Tuesday accused of trying to sexually assault four women in Crown Heights.

They say Dennis Ofuema, 19, was charged with sexual abuse, burglary and harassment.

According to police, the incidents took place in a four-hour time span between 11:45 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. on July 12.

Authorities say Ofuema followed four women into their homes and attempted to sexually assault them. They say all four of the women were able to fight him off.

Surveillance video shows the suspect near the location of two of the attacks.

Investigators say they received a tip from someone who recognized him.

After speaking with Ofuema, officials say he surrendered at a local precinct and was brought in for questioning.

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