Published: Oct 21, 2011 3:53 PM EDT

Ocala, Fla. (AP) - Court officials in Marion County say a suspected serial rapist will be held without bond.
    
Officials say 37-year-old Michael Alan Frye made his initial appearance Friday morning. He was arrested early Thursday and has been charged with sexual battery and kidnapping. He's accused in several attacks between July and Oct. 12 that took place in Marion County and Gainesville.
    
The Orlando Sentinel reports that two victims identified Frye in photographs shown to them by law enforcement officers.
    
Authorities say the victims also described tattoos that match or are similar to Frye's tattoos. As he was being led to the jail on Thursday, Frye told reporters that he did not commit the attacks. He says he's being accused because his tattoos are similar to those of the real attacker.

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