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After 3 Attacks, Woman Turns to Facebook to Find Perp

Lyndsey Aho creates sketch and posts it online

(Newser) - Lyndsey Aho started carrying a knife and pepper spray after she says she was attacked three times by the same man near her apartment complex in Marlborough, Mass. The first time, she stumbled while walking "and he grabbed me to steady me. But he grabbed me by the shoulder... More »

11-Year-Old's 'Stick Figure' Drawing Helps Cops Catch Burglar

'It wasn’t like the best picture,' she admits

(Newser) - When police showed up at Rebecca DePietro's Connecticut home a few months ago asking if anyone had seen a suspicious person around the neighborhood, "I was like, yeah I can draw a picture of him," DePietro tells NBC Connecticut . But, she says, "it wasn’t like... More »

Cops Aim Sketch, $28K at Nabbing Bangkok Bomber

Thai police aren't convinced he acted alone, though

(Newser) - Thai law enforcement have released an arrest warrant, police sketch, and a hefty reward in their efforts to catch the bomber behind this week's deadly blast in Bangkok , the AP and ah report. Cops say the sketch released today, which shows a man with bushy dark hair and eyeglasses,... More »

Surprise: Ridiculed Police Sketch Gets the Job Done

Police in Texas arrest suspect in robberies

(Newser) - The world laughed a few weeks back when the Lamar County Sheriff's Office in Texas issued a sketch of a suspect sought in an armed robbery—because it looked more like a Muppet than a human, explains the Houston Chronicle . (It's either among the "greatest" or the... More »

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