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Interpol: 'Butt slasher' suspect arrested in Peru

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WTOP reports:

Johnny D. Guillen Pimentel (Photo: Fairfax County Police)

Interpol says the man suspected of slashing women's behinds while they were shopping in Fairfax County stores has been captured in Peru.

An Interpol official in Peru tells WTOP Johnny Pimentel, 40, was arrested Friday in a Lima mall. He was arrested by Peruvian police by request of Fairfax County police. He is currently being held there.

Fairfax County police have not announced plans for extradition.

Fairfax County police learned that Pimental had fled to Peru, where he is originally from, in late December.

Peruvian media widely reported that Pimental had returned to his native county.

Nine slashings were reported between February and July of 2011 at malls and shopping centers in the county, including Fair Oaks Mall and Tysons Corner Center.

Police have still not established a motive for the attacks.

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