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Suspect accused of sexually assaulting two elderly women
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Suspect accused of sexually assaulting two elderly women

Suspect accused of sexually assaulting two elderly women
Uqbasilassie Zerie

Suspect accused of sexually assaulting two elderly women

A man is accused of sexually assaulting two elderly females.

Broken Arrow police say Uqbasilassie Zerie was taken into custody on Thursday.

The incidents were said to have happened over a six or seven month period of time.  Police say the sexual assaults were said to have occurred at an assisted living facility near 51st St and 171st East Ave.

Officers were tipped off about the incidents through the suspect's boss.  No word on how the boss found out.

The suspect faces five counts of sexual assault.

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