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MPD Search Home of USA Sex Assault Suspect
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) Mobile Police Friday searched the home of a man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a student on campus at the University of South Alabama.
Jawaun Dawson, 24, was arrested Friday morning and charged with kidnapping, sodomy, sex abuse, robbery and fraudulent use of a credit card. As of 4 p.m. April 25, Dawson remained behind bars.
Bond for Dawson was set at $193,000.
Authorities say Dawson abducted a student at gunpoint April 23 around 9 a.m. on campus. They say he sexually assaulted her there, then drove to Langan Park and sexually assaulted her again. Officials say Dawson then drove the victim back to campus, robbed her and took off in her car.
The car was located a short time later.
Local 15 was the only station on the scene as police raided the home on Stillwood court. They could be seen rambling through items, including a box and a car.
Local 15s Jasmine Williams will have the complete story on Local 15 News at 5, 6 and 6:30 p.m.
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