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2 men arrested, accused of forcing woman into prostitution

2 men arrested, accused of forcing woman into prostitution

Toronto police have arrested two men in connection with a human trafficking investigation.

Over the course of five days, it is alleged a 26-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on "numerous occasions" by two men, whom she met on October 2.

Both women separately went to the suspect's apartment for an interview where police say he procured them to work in the sex trade for money.

On Jan. 5, police say the women tried to escape and were assaulted, but one managed to get away and notify police.

They also took her identification and refused to provide her with food and money, investigators allege, and when the woman said she wanted to leave, the men intimidated her and threatened to kill her.

Marc-Etienne Fortin, 25, of Quebec City, is charged with 13 offences, including assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, uttering threats and withholding travel documents.

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Both men, who are known to frequent the Oshawa, Toronto, Burlington, Hamilton and Niagara Falls areas, had a January 7 court appearance.

Both suspects were then arrested on January 6.

He is facing numerous charges including assault, sexual assault, trafficking in persons by recruiting, material benefit from sexual services and uttering threats.

Police say they are concerned that there may be additional victims who have not yet come forward.

The suspects are known to frequent Toronto, Oshawa, Burlington, Hamilton and Niagara Falls, and police believe there may be more victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).


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