Dallas police offer self-defense tips with rapist at large

Three women have been attacked in the Lake Highlands area…

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Weapons are all around us. If your cellphone is on hand when you're accosted, you could use it to strike the attacker's face. It would probably inflict more damage than your fist.

Three women have been attacked in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas since February 22. Police now say DNA has ruled out a suspect in the first of those sexual assaults.

For the first time, investigators said all three victims were white women between the ages of 23 and 33. .

Officers also complained the neighborhoods where they’re patrolling around the clock are very dark. Police urged homeowners to turn on exterior lights at night and report any street light outages to 311.

Neighbors fearing another attack are taking action to protect themselves.

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