Authorities seek to identify other possible victims of accused Redwood City rapist

Authorities seek to identify other possible victims of accused Redwood City rapist

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Authorities are encouraging possible additional victims of an accused Redwood City rapist to come forward.

Juan Ramirez Ruiz, 25, of Redwood City was arrested Wednesday in connection with a woman’s report in April 2017 that he raped her inside her apartment, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Following a year-long investigation, Ruiz was arrested on suspicion of forcible rape and oral copulation, the sheriff’s office said.

“Based on the ongoing investigation and information gathered, it is believed that there could be additional victims,” the sheriff’s office said.

The Sheriff’s Office is encouraging anyone “who has similar reports Ruiz, or any unsolved sexual assaults with his description,” to contact Det. Sgt. Cang at (650) 363-4881 or jcang@smcgov.org or contact Det. Sgt. Berberian at 650-363-4051 or sberberian@smcgov.org.

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