The first report came Dec. 31, when a woman told Spring Lake police that a man broke into her apartment and slapped, choked and raped her.
Detectives said the second attack happened Jan. 28 and involved a woman sleeping next to her toddler daughter. She told them she was choked and raped by a man in a mask.
The third report came Feb. 15. The woman, sleeping next to her infant girl, told officers that an intruder choked and assaulted her.
In each case, police said, the woman reported that she put up a fight and her attacker ran off.
The attacks all happened at night in ground-floor apartments, police said.
"I go to work early—4 in the morning—and he could have gotten me. Why not let us know?" asked Chisa Bonilla, who lives near the apartments and said she had heard nothing about the attacks.
Jessica Neff lives in the apartments and says managers recently warned residents there of the rape reports.
Moss’s unit, the 108th MP Co., is assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg and has participated in several overseas operations, including Desert Storm and Desert Shield and Operation Enduring Freedom, the U.S. anti-terrorist effort in Afghanistan and elsewhere. It was not known whether Moss had been assigned to those missions.
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