Police: Man pimped out mentally ill woman

FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man pimped out a mentally ill woman and took all of money she was making in exchange for sex, police said.

Robert Moore, 31, of Reston was "manipulating a mentally-incapacitated 22-year-old woman into performing prostitution," police said in a news release.

Moore posted ads online, drove the woman to the clients and then took all the money she was getting from the men, police said.

Police got the tip to start investigating Moore on May 21, they said.

Moore is charged with promoting prostitution, receiving earning from prostitution and unauthorized use of a vehicle, police said.

Officials advise parents, family, teachers and friends to learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of teen sex trafficking situations and be urged to report suspicious activities to the FCPD Human Trafficking Unit . To learn more, go to JustAskVa.org or call 1-888-3737-888


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