Seattle police seek possible torture victims



SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are looking for other possible torture victims of a man accused of assaulting a woman in a sound-proof bondage room at his Tacoma home.

Police released a photo Tuesday of 66-year-old John Joseph Hauff along with photos of his car and property and said they would not ask other victims if they were involved in prostitution or drug crimes.

Hauff is charged in Seattle with kidnapping, rape and assault. He’s accused of picking up a prostitute April 2 for a sexual role involving bondage.

The woman says she was tied up and tortured with instruments and electricity for hours. She was released after she disclosed she had texted Hauff’s car license number to her boyfriend.