Arrest Made Of Suspect In 'Hilltop Creeper' Case


Authorities have made an arrest in the 'Hilltop Creeper' case in which a man is suspected of breaking into homes numerous times while the victims slept.

Police identified the suspect as Deneen Leonard Black.

Law enforcement officials have hunted for the 'Hilltop Creeper', a man known to sneak into women's homes and stand over them while they sleep, for weeks. In some cases, the man touched victims inappropriately.

Police arrested Black in his southwest side Columbus home.

Black is currently charged with burglary and is being held at the Franklin County Jail.

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