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Man faces nine charges in human trafficking case, police say more victims likely

Written by on December 4, 2019

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say a man faces multiple charges in what they describe as an ongoing human trafficking case.

Peel Regional Police say they launched the probe last month after receiving a complaint from an alleged victim.

They allege the man forced a woman to work in the sex trade for three years.

Police say the 38-year-old man from Mississauga, Ont., is charged with nine offences including trafficking in persons and two counts of assault.

They say there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is being asked to come forward.

This report by the Canadian Press was first published Dec. 4, 2019.

 

 

The Canadian Press