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Waterloo Region-Guelph human trafficking team arrests Toronto-area man

Police say the accused obtained sexual services from the victim in exchange for monetary compensation
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NEWS RELEASE
WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICE
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In April 2021, the Joint Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking team commenced an investigation. It was alleged that the accused obtained sexual services from the victim and solicited the sexual services for monetary compensation. 

As a result of the investigation, a 24-year-old Greater Toronto Area male has been charged with the following offences:

  • Human trafficking 
  • Receiving material benefit
  • Obtain sexual services for consideration
  • Uttering threats
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Weapons dangerous
  • Fail to comply with release order

The victim has been provided with a safety plan and community resources as part of the Human Trafficking Crisis Intervention program.

Anyone with information relating to this incident, or anyone with information concerning potential human trafficking victims, are encouraged to contact the Joint Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking team at intel.ht@wrps.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The Joint Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking team has been made possible by a grant from the Proceeds of Crime Front-Line Policing Grant through the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

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