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West-side masseur charged with sex assault, VPD appeals for additional victims

VPD detectives have arrested a west-side masseur for sexual assault, and believe additional victims have yet to come forward.

Vancouver Police investigated the report of a 31-year-old Vancouver woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted at the Toe to Soul Relax Lounge at 678 West Broadway last month.  Amado Ramos, 61, was charged September 6 with sexual assault in relation to that investigation and is now free on bail.

VPD investigators believe Ramos was employed at the Toe to Soul Relax Lounge and used his position as a masseur to assault the Vancouver woman, who was there as a customer.

“We believe there may be additional victims who have not yet reported to police” says Constable Steve Addison, VPD. “Our main objective is identify anyone else who may have been victimized, and to complete full investigations.”

Anyone with information can call the Sex Crimes Unit at 604-717-0600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.