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A suspect has been arrested in the assault on a Tacoma day care center worker.

The worker at Tender Heart Learning Center near Pacific Avenue South and South 80th Street as attacked and beaten as she was opening the business on Monday.

Police say they developed forensic evidence and matched that to other possible crimes in the area and developed probable cause.

The SWAT team arrested a man in Tacoma at about 10 p.m. Monday. The man was booked into the county jail.

Police believe there are other crimes of a violent, predatory nature that the suspect may be involved in and they will be contacting other jurisdictions to determine if there are any other crimes the suspect may have committed.

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