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UPDATE: Bail set for hotel sexual assault suspect

Posted at 1:45 PM, Aug 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-12 19:00:32-04

LATEST UPDATE: A judge set bail for 22-year-old Ivon Major at $660,000 on Friday morning. Major is due back in court on Sept. 14.

2ND UPDATE: The arrest report for Ivon Major reveals that his mother is the person who turned him in.

According to the report, Major allegedly punched a maid who was cleaning a room at Boulder Station with his closed fist and then forced her to perform oral sex upon him.

The woman received visible injuries and was very shaken up during an interview with police.

According to the report, Major hit the woman multiple times, striking her face, head and body. He only stopped attacking her when another employee called out to the victim.

Police were able to gather several pieces of evidence from the room and surveillance video from hotel-casino security.

Major was arrested after his mother called police and told them that she recognized her son after the attack was reported by local media. She also told police her son was a drug user.

Police also spoke to Major's sister, who positively identified him. She also led police to a house that she knew her brother visited.

After Major's arrest, he admitted to being at Boulder Station. He claimed that he went into the hotel room to ask the maid if he could take a shower there even though he was not a guest.

He claims the maid was injured when he accidentally hit her with a door and she fell to the floor. When pressed about the extent of the victim's injuries, Major reportedly admitted he hit her a couple of times and took her cell phone.

Major also told police that he used drugs and sometimes he does not have control over his actions or remember what he has done when he is using. Initially, he claimed he did not remember anything between hitting the victim and leaving the hotel. However, he later admitted he remembered pulling down his pants.

Major expressed remorse for the incident and told police it would never happen again. He also stated that he needs help for his problem with drugs.

UPDATE: On the evening of August 8, detectives received information from concerned citizens about a possible suspect who was later identified as 22-year-old Ivon Major. In the early morning hours of August 9, a patrol officer working in the Southeast Area Command received information the suspect may be in a vehicle that was leaving the area.

The officer conducted a vehicle stop and the suspect was taken into custody. As a result of the investigation, Ivon Major was arrested and will face charges of:

-Battery with intent to commit sexual assault
-Sexual Assault
-Burglary with intent to commit sexual assault
-Open and gross lewdness
13 Action News will post updates once they become available.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are looking for a suspect in connection with a sexual assault at a local hotel.

The assault was reported at 4:32 a.m. Aug. 6. Police say they were called to a hotel in the 4100 block of Boulder Highway to investigate a report of a victim who had been battered and sexually assaulted inside one of the rooms. The victim was transported to University Medical Center before police arrived.

The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section indicated the victim, who is an employee of the hotel, was inside one of the rooms when a man entered the room, battered, and committed a sexual offense against the victim. The suspect left when another employee came to the door.

The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male adult between 25 to 30 years of age. He had a medium build and was last seen wearing a red and black baseball cap, a red and black striped shirt, and grey shorts with green patches on the inside of the legs.

Anyone with any information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section at 702-828-4389. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).