Cops fear Corinna Slusser who vanished in Queens, NY, in Sept is the victim of sex trafficking,
Police fear a Pennsylvania teenage who vanished two months ago may be trapped in a prostitution ring.
Corinna Slusser who was reported missing in Queens nearly in September filed an assault complaint against a Harlem man known for pimping out women in New York City, weeks before she vanished. Police believe he could be her pimp, police sources said Tuesday.
Records show that the 32-year-old suspect, who has been arrested multiple times for promoting prostitution, stole $300 from 19-year-old Corinna Slusser while she was in the shower on Aug. 25.
When she demanded the money back, he grabbed her by the neck and pushed her against the wall. Slusser, who cops believe may have been a victim of sex trafficking, reported the incident to police.
Police arrested the suspected pimp on Aug. 28, charging him with strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.
Corinna Slusser filed an assault complaint against a man who may have been her pimp in the weeks before her disappearance, police said
Corinna Slusser who was last seen in the early morning hours of Sept. 20 at the Haven Motel in Rego Park, NY is a Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania resident, according to her Facebook profile.
The 19-year-old was last seen in Queens, NY police said, She last posted on Instagram on Sept. 10, posting a photo tagged in the Bronx.
The post is a picture of her smoking in the middle of a road with the caption: ‘Cyphin mid day mid road is always good for the soul.’
Curiously, the 32nd Precinct in Harlem, NY received her missing person report, but they couldn’t say who reported her missing.
For now, the suspect’s name is withheld because he may be integral to solving the crime, police said.
Slusser who authorities say has a large black flower tattoo on her chest, was last seen in the early morning hours of Sept. 20 at the Haven Motel, on Woodhaven Blvd. by 68th Ave. in Rego Park.
Though she was last seen in Queens, police said the 32nd Precinct in Harlem received her missing person report.
Slusser, who lives in Bloomsburg, Pa., according to her Facebook profile, last posted on Instagram on Sept. 10, sharing a photo tagged in the Bronx.
Slusser authorities say has a large black flower tattoo [photo], on her chest
Slusser has been studying marketing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, according to her Facebook profile
Several of her Facebook friends have posted pleas for help. Their postings shed some light on the issues surrounding the last days Before she vanished.
One friend wrote “She filed an emergency protection from abuse while living in New York with a man. She is originally from the Bloomsburg area and has been missing for around two weeks,” the friend wrote.
Another friend, Cameron Seely, described Slusser as “She is a very active social media user and has not poster in weeks either.Corinna Slusser is described as a white female with blond hair and blue eyes, about 5-foot-6 or 5-foot-7 and 140 pounds, with a large black flower tattoo on her chest.
Family members were desperate for news about the teenager’s whereabouts.
“This whole thing has been a nightmare,” Slusser’s aunt Julie Anne Becker-Calfa wrote on Facebook Tuesday.
“It’s like living a Lifetime movie. We were told for a while not to release details about her situation, so her captors wouldn’t be alarmed. Now that this came out in the news, it is even more urgent to find her quickly.”