New Orleans police are investigating to see if a string of recent rapes in the Freret neighborhood are connected, according to a report by WWL-TV.

The latest happened Wednesday night, when a woman in her 50s was gang raped inside of her home.

According to, there have been nine rapes within a mile radius of this location since Jan. 1. Five of those cases were within the last two months.

See the full WWL-TV report here.