March 13, 2018 3:13 pm

Two Hamilton girls victims of human trafficking

Brantford Police rescue two Hamilton teens from sex trade.

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Two teenage girls from Hamilton have been rescued from the sex trade by police in Brantford.

Early Monday morning, officers spoke with two young girls at a motel on Colborne Street and determined the 14 year old and 16 year old had been recruited and controlled to provide sexual services.

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A 20 year old man from Toronto and an 18 year old woman from Brantford were arrested at the motel for human trafficking related offences.

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Police say the two accused advertised sexual services to be performed by the two young victims. When cash was received in exchange for those services, the accused took the money.

They have been held in custody for a bail hearing.

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