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Sameh Shenouda: Photo Of South Bay Taxi Driver Suspected Of Sexual Assault Released

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Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 8:03 AM

click to enlarge Sameh. - MANHATTAN BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT
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A South Bay taxi driver arrested on suspicion of sexual assault is being investigated in connection with other possible attacks, Manhattan Beach police said this week.

Sameh Shenouda, 38, was arrested last month for an alleged summer assault and cops say they've been in contact with other possible victims.

This week they released his photo in hopes than any others who believe they had been attacked will come forward:

Cops yesterday said this about the case:

Due to media coverage MBPD received several calls from possible victims and inquiries from surrounding law enforcement agencies. Those tips are being followed up to determine if they are related to this suspect or not.

Shenouda was arrested Nov. 21 for an alleged, 3 a.m. attack Aug. 19. Cops said the victim didn't come forward until hearing of a similar crime report out of Redondo Beach.

Manhattan Beach police are now working on the case with officers in Redondo.

Cops in Manhattan Beach say they want to know if any of Shenouda's riders had been "assaulted or touched inappropriately by a taxi driver in the South Bay in the past year ... "

Got info? Call 310-802-5140.

[@dennisjromero / djromero@laweekly.com / @LAWeeklyNews]

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