Strathcona County RCMP have arrested a 26-year-old male for sexual assault and failing to comply with conditions stemming from previous charges.

Emmanuel Amponsah of Edmonton was arrested and charged in Feb, 2020 for assault, uttering threats and forcible confinement. The victim alleges Emmanuel drove her to a rural property in Strathcona County where she was tied up, assaulted and threatened.

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Emmanuel was released on conditions and a trial is set for Oct.1, 2020 for these offences.

According to an RCMP news release, “On Sept. 2, 2020 Emmanuel and a female were located in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Sherwood Park and he was arrested for failing to comply with conditions, which included a 24-hour curfew. During the investigation, the female reported she had been sexually assaulted by Emmanuel and he was subsequently arrested for sexual assault in addition.”

Emmanuel had a judicial hearing and was remanded into custody and will be appearing in Sherwood Park Provincial Park on Sept. 16, 2020.

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Police say Emmanuel also goes by the name Taylor Dunn and might be using this alias on his social media accounts.

Police are concerned that there may be more victims and encourage anyone that has information about Emmanuel Amponsah to contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or you local detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

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