Suspect in 2 teen sexual assaults arrested

OXFORD CIRCLE — A man wanted for sexually assaulting two teenagers who’d gotten off the same bus at the same stop, days apart, is now under arrest.

Philadelphia police say the Special Victims Unit arrested Drean Tabb, 20, back on Nov. 1.

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Both victims had gotten off the SEPTA #14 bus at Bustleton Avenue and Levick Street in Oxford Circle.

On Oct. 15, the 18-year-old had reported walking to the 1200 block of Elbridge Street, where she was followed and approached from behind, led to a rear driveway on the 1200 block Elbridge Street, and sexually assaulted. The attacker also took her phone.

from Philadelphia Police Department

On Oct. 20, the 16-year-old victim reported she was on the 6200 block of E. Roosevelt Boulevard when she was approached from behind and the attacker pulled her jacket up over her face. Then, he pulled her into an alleyway while telling her not to make noise, and sexually assaulted her. The attacker also took this victim’s phone.

ARRESTED: Drean Tabb, from Philadelphia Police Department and surveillance

At last word, Tabb had not been formally charged.

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