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Teen girl rescued, 2 men charged in London human trafficking investigation

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London police have laid a several charges after an investigation led the human trafficking unit to a south-end hotel.

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Police say a girl under the age of 18 was “removed from the situation and taken to a place of safety” after police attended the hotel at roughly 5 a.m. Monday.

An Ajax man, 21, faces nine counts:

  • Sexual assault
  • Communicate with anyone for the purpose of obtaining for consideration the sexual services of a person under 18 years x 3
  • Trafficking in persons under 18 by exercising control
  • Financial/material benefit/trafficking person under 18
  • Procuring/recruit person under 18 to provide sexual services for consideration
  • Material benefit from sexual services provided by person under 18
  • Advertising another person’s sexual services

A London man, 22, is charged with obtaining sexual services for consideration from person under 18 years.

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Names are not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.