Rapist who attacked 2 women at Bronx hotel arrested: NYPD

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A man accused of robbing and raping at least two women after threatening them with a weapon at a hotel in the Bronx has been arrested and charged, the New York Police Department says.

Dashawn Williams, 28, is charged with two counts of rape and menacing.

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Police say the man responded to an online post and entered 7 Days Hotel on Bruckner Boulevard in the Castle Hill section on Saturday, Sept. 17 around 7:30 a.m. He then displayed a sharp cutting instrument, took cash, threatened and raped the 25-year-old female victim and fled on foot, police say. The victim refused medical attention.

Police say a similar incident happened Tuesday, Nov. 8 around 6 a.m. involving a 26-year-old female victim.

According to authorities, the victims appear to be sex workers who advertise their services online.