SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News)  San Marcos police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a series of recent rapes at apartment complexes near Southwest Texas State.

A backpack containing a bb gun, a black hoodie and a mask was found Tuesday in a stairwell at the Sanctuary Lofts Apartments. That backpack which had Tyshane Thomas’ name on it led to his arrest.

Police say Thomas has confessed to three recent sexual assaults. He reportedly forced his way into apartments and waited for his victims.

Thomas was a student at Texas State University last fall.

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