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Edmonton police searching for man who assaulted and robbed sex worker couple – Edmonton

Edmonton police searching for man who assaulted and robbed sex worker couple – Edmonton

Edmonton police searching for man who assaulted and robbed sex worker couple – Edmonton

Edmonton police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly assaulted and robbed a couple of sex workers.

According to investigators, the man initially contacted both women through a website and agreed to meet for sexual services.

The Edmonton Police Service said the man met a 30-year-old woman around 7 a.m. Saturday at an “online rental suite” in downtown Edmonton.

“Shortly after, the man violently attacked the woman, leaving her unconscious,” EPS said in a press release.

“The complainant woke up shortly after with significant injuries. The suspect also allegedly stole cash, a wallet containing the woman’s ID and her cell phone, before fleeing the scene.”

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In the second incident, police believe the same man agreed to meet a 27-year-old woman for sexual services around 7:50 a.m. in a hotel suite on the South Side.

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After their encounter, EPS said the woman walked the man to the door, where he violently attacked her, also leaving her unconscious.

After regaining consciousness, the woman noticed the suspect had stolen cash, her wallet and her cell phone, police said.

Investigators are now releasing photographs of the man and the vehicle he was driving as he left both scenes.

The vehicle is believed to be a 2018 to 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Trendline.

“Detectives believe there may be additional complainants who have been assaulted and/or robbed by this male suspect and are encouraging them to contact police,” EPS said.

Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to contact Edmonton police. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers.

Edmonton police believe the suspect was driving a 2018 to 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Trendline.

Courtesy: Edmonton Police Service

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