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“Are you safe”, “Do you need our help” signs popping up in Iowa bathrooms

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) — An Iowa newspaper employee recently helped save a woman trapped in a sex trafficking ring.

According to court documents, A Des Moines register delivery worked helped a woman to safety after she flagged the delivery driver down on the side of the road.

In that case, a 25-year-old East Dubuque Woman was arrested and charged with pimping.

Mercy Cedar Rapids’ Anti-Human Trafficking expert, Teresa Davidson, says that goes to show trafficking doesn’t always look how you’d expect it to be. That’s why the community needs to be alert.

One Cedar Rapids bar is making their own effort to be aware, especially as it’s located between Mount Mercy and Coe College.

At MOCO Game Bar located at 1600 E Ave NE, you’ll find this sign in the woman’s restroom.

Ashley Neighbor

Reporter, Cedar Rapids

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