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Police: Sex Offender Lures Women with Craigslist Job Post, Assaults Them

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    Police: Sex Offender Assaults Woman Who Responded to Ad

    A registered sex offender lured a woman with a Craigslist job posting and then sexually assaulted her, police say. News4's Jackie Bensen reports. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017)

    A registered sex offender was arrested after sexually assaulting at least three women who he lured with the promise of a job interview, police said.

    Imtiaz Rauf, 44, of Gainesville, Virginia, was arrested on sexual battery charges.

    Rauf posted a Craigslist ad looking for an administrative assistant, Fairfax County police said.

    A women met with Rauf in an office building at 12005 Sunrise Valley Drive for an interview, but when she arrived, he sexually assaulted her, police said.

    Police said two other women reported Rauf did the same thing to them and Rauf could face additional charges. Rauf may have posted other ads, according to police.

    Rauf is being held without bond.

    Rauf was convicted of sexual solicitation of a minor in 2011 and placed on Virginia’s sex offender registry.

    Anyone with information about Rauf is encouraged to contact police or Detective T. Horton at 703-246-7800.