Dnylan L. Bates, 20, of Milwaukee. (Photo: Milwaukee Police Department)

Milwaukee police have arrested a convicted sex offender who is accused of breaking into two homes on Milwaukee’s north side in the last month and sexually assaulting two adolescent girls.

After appealing to the public for help finding Dnylan L. Bates, 20, of Milwaukee on Wednesday, police announced his arrest Thursday afternoon.

Four felony charges were filed against Bates on Tuesday, three days after he allegedly entered a home in the Hampton Heights neighborhood and raped an 11-year-old in the middle of the night, according to a criminal complaint.

That incident came about three weeks after Bates allegedly entered another residence in the same neighborhood, less than three blocks away, and sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl, the complaint said.

In the latter incident, Bates was seen wearing all black and a jacket with “security” written across it, according to