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POLICE were last night investigating the possibility that the Spaniard suspected of murdering British schoolgirl Caroline Dickinson could be responsible for a series of sex assaults in Wales Wales, Welsh Cymru, western peninsula and political division (principality) of Great Britain (1991 pop. 2,798,200), 8,016 sq mi (20,761 sq km), west of England; politically united with England since 1536. The capital is Cardiff. .

South Wales Police South Wales Police (Welsh: Heddlu De Cymru) is one of the four Home Office police forces in Wales. Its headquarters are based in Bridgend.  have contacted Interpol after being struck by the likeness of a photofit Photofit

Trademark a picture of someone wanted by the police which has been made by combining photographs of different facial features resembling those of the wanted person

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 of a man they are hunting to Francisco Montez.

They believe Montez could have carried out at least three daylight assaults on schoolgirls at a secluded Gower Peninsula “Gower” redirects here. For other uses, see Gower (disambiguation).

The Gower Peninsula (Welsh: Gŵyr) is a peninsula on the south coast of Wales.
 beauty spot, near Swansea.

Det Insp Dale Pontin of Swansea CID Cid or Cid Campeador (sĭd, Span. thēth kämpāäthōr`) [Span.,=lord conqueror], d. 1099, Spanish soldier and national hero, whose real name was Rodrigo (or Ruy) Díaz de Vivar.  said the 51-year-old Spaniard may have sexually assaulted three teenage girls in the late 1980s. Montez is in a US jail awaiting possible extradition to France on suspicion of murdering the 13-year-old Cornish schoolgirl in 1996 during a trip to Brittany.

He was arrested this year after breaking into a Miami hostel and allegedly committing a lewd act.

DNA tests carried out by the French police have since linked him to the murder in Brittany four years before.

Now Swansea police are putting together a case profile for Interpol and have begun inquiries to discover if Montez was in Britain during the period in question.


RAPE PROBE... Francisco Montez
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Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Apr 29, 2001
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