Sexual assault in South Milwaukee may have ties to Bay View assaults
SOUTH MILWAUKEE - A string of sexual assaults in our area is expanding.
Four women have been attacked in Bay View since April. We're now learning that another woman was grabbed and groped in South Milwaukee July 3rd near 13th and Rawson.
A woman told police in South Milwaukee that her attacker came out of nowhere and grabbed her from behind. She was groped but she screamed and fought back and the person took off.
The circumstances are extremely similar to four recent assaults in Bay View. The victim in South Milwaukee did not see her attacker.
South Milwaukee police tell us they have been in contact with the Milwaukee Police Department to share information on the latest attack.