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Gwinnett County police: Man, 23, arrested in multiple rapes

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GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Gwinnett County police arrested a 23-year-old wanted in connection to multiple rapes.

Police said Joseph Sivonda has attacked at least three women he met online.

Sivonda was arrested on Thursday.

Officers said he was staying with Tiffany Martin, 30, who has also been arrested and charged with hindering the apprehension of a felon.

During the investigation police also arrested Sivonda's brother, Kevin Sivonda, and mother, Sharon Sivonda, for possession of marijuana.

"We have him as a suspect in three different cases, in which he has set up these young women to meet with him at which point he's held them at gun point, sexually assaulted them and robbed them," said Cpl. Jake Smith with the Gwinnett County Police Department.

Smith said Joseph Sivonda met the women using an escort service on backpage.com.

He lured the women into a vacant unit at an apartment complex behind Beaver Ridge Elementary School, according to police reports.

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