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Police: Man arrested for rape, sexual assault of 2 women

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A Charlotte man was arrested in connection with two separate sexual assault cases that occurred in May.

Andre Jerlynn Jones, 29, was arrested and charged with first and second degree forcible rape and carrying a concealed weapon.

The first incident happened on May 15 just after 11 p.m. on the 2000 block of Emerywood Drive.

The victim told police that she arranged to meet Jones. During that meeting, the victim said, Jones sexually assaulted her and left the scene.

The second incident happened just after 5 a.m. on May 22. Police say the second victim also arranged to meet Jones on Emerywood Drive, and was raped at knife point during that meeting.

Officers quickly connected the two cases and developed Jones as a suspect.

On May 23, Jones returned to the scene and was arrested by officers and taken to police headquarters to be interviewed by Sexual Assault Unit Detectives.

He is currently in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

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