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Vegas man arrested, facing multiple sex assault charges

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Posted at 2:58 PM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 18:07:48-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police say a man is under arrest and facing sexual assault charges for incidents stemming from earlier this year.

Lajuan Cole, 25, has been booked into the Clark County Detention Center after authorities received three reports of sexual assault, all involving a similar suspect back in August and September.

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Police said Cole would meet up with women and then pull out a handgun before sexually assaulting them. The 25-year-old met two of the victims online and one in his apartment complex.

Cole is facing charges of sexual assault with a deadly weapon (3 counts), kidnapping 1st degree with a deadly weapon (2 counts), and attempted sexual assault with a deadly weapon.

Detectives also said they believe there may be additional unidentified victims.

Anyone with more information about this case, or thinks they may have been a victim, was urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.