Utah senator says a woman tried to entrap him at his hotel, saying ‘I’m your date’

fox13now.com | 2/9/2018 | Ben Winslow
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SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah State Senator says a woman may have tried to entrap him at his hotel room, and lawmakers are asking for a police investigation.

Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, told reporters he was getting ready to leave his hotel room at the Little America on Thursday night when a woman knocked on his door.

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"I opened the door and there was a young lady standing there and she said 'Hi,' and I said, 'Hi, who are you?' And she said, 'I’m your date.' I said, 'No, you’re not.' She said, 'Yes, I’m your date.'"

Sen. Vickers said the woman refused to leave and insisted she was his "date."

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"She was standing in front of the elevator and I said, 'I don’t know who you are and what you’re doing here,' and she said, 'No, you don’t understand. I’m your date.' I said, 'No I’m not and walked back into the room,'" he recalled.

He locked his door, and called a legislative colleague to walk with him out of the hotel. By the time that lawmaker arrived, the woman had left. Sen. Vickers said he also alerted hotel security who did not find the woman, but was reviewing hotel security video.

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The situation alarmed Senate leadership, who called lawmakers in on Friday to inform them of the situation and warn that someone may be trying to entrap them.

"I'm shocked," said Senate Minority Leader Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City.

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Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, R-Sandy, said the incident has been reported to Salt Lake City...
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