SAN RAFAEL (KCBS)— San Rafael police are warning the public that a violent sexual predator may be in the area after two recent attacks on women in the city.

Both assaults, which happened three and five months ago, took place on a pathway behind the Target store near the end of Bellam Blvd.

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The women were both pushing strollers with their babies inside when they were knocked down into bushes near the path.

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In both cases, the suspect warned the women that he would harm their child if they screamed. He sexually assaulted the women and then took off.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male who was dressed in black clothing.

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Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to contact the San Rafael Police Department,(415) 485-3000 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222.8477. Callers can remain anonymous and may earn a possible reward. Tips can be made online at