BOONE, N.C. -- Police say a man in Boone has been arrested for a third time within a few months for breaking into women's apartments and attempting to give them back rubs.
Investigators filed more charges against Julio Antonio Yanez after two new reports.
According to police, the incidents happened in April and June. Officers said the reports are similar to accusations that led to Yanez's arrest on July 22. The victims told police that Yanez entered their unsecured apartments and proceeded to get into their beds and attempted to give them back rubs.
For the recent accusations Police charged Yanez with two counts of Misdemeanor Breaking and Entering and two counts of Misdemeanor Assault on a Female. He was placed under a $2,000 secured bond pending his court date, set for September 17.
As a safety precaution police also issued a warning and the following tips to Appalachian State University students:
-- Be aware of your surroundings. If you see something that looks suspicious, call the police. We don't ever mind coming and finding out that it's not suspicious.
-- If you're out walking at night, carry a cell phone so that you can call if something happens.
-- Always try to walk with a friend when out after dark.
-- Always try to walk in well-lit areas and avoid secluded spots.
-- Always lock you doors.