Suspect Arrested for String of Alleged Sex Crimes Near Columbia University Housing

A man who has been on the run from police after allegedly committing a string of sexual assaults near a Columbia University housing complex has been caught, and the NYPD believes there may be more victims out there.

Miguel Mella was arrested on Saturday and faces four counts of sex abuse and two counts of forcible touching, according to police. Two of the alleged incidents occurred outside a university housing complex on Claremont Avenue in Morningside Heights just two days before he was caught, police said.

The 32-year-old Mella is accused of sexually assaulting at least two 19-year-old women around 3 a.m. on April 21, police said. Attorney information

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