RCMP charge Alberta man with human trafficking youth under 18

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AIRDRIE, Alta. – Mounties have charged a 25-year-old man in southern Alberta with human trafficking and prostitution offences.

Police say the charges came while investigating a youth reported missing.

They say the investigation found evidence that the youth was an alleged victim of human trafficking.

A man from Airdrie is facing several charges, including assault, human trafficking and living off the avails of prostitution.

He is to appear in court in Airdrie on Aug. 4.

RCMP say they are not releasing the accused’s name “in order to protect the interests of a witness under the age of 18 years.”

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