New York Post/Erika Martinez and Philip Messing

Dana Gibson, a 28 year old registered sex offender who has spent nearly half his life behindbars, was nabbed for two armed sexual assaults on 12 year old girls this month in Brooklyn. Gibson,who is homeless, was arrested February 25 in connection with two attacks that occurred a day apartinside the East Flatbush apartment buildings where the victims live. The first attack occurred onFebruary 3 at 3:15 p.m. in a Kings Highway apartment building where he attacked the victim in anelevator. A tenant prevented him from taking the girl and he ran off. The second attack took placein another apartment building in the neighborhood where he attacked another 12 year old girl,forcing her to a third floor landing, where he sexually assaulted her.

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