York Regional Police are appealing to the public, as they look for a man wanted in connection with a human trafficking investigation.
This past Tuesday, August 8, just after 1 a.m., York Police were called to a hotel in Markham after a woman was reportedly assaulted.
Investigators determined that the victim was working in the sex trade and was being held against her will.
Investigators are looking for 30 year old Junius Baldwin of Mississauga.
If you spot Mr. JUNIUS do not approach him, contact police immediately.
Members of the HumanTrafficking Team are continuing their responsive and pro active efforts in combating human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women and underage girls. In many cases, victims involved in prostitution are forced into the sex trade through violence, threats of violence, coercion and trickery. York Regional Police is committed to investigating all incidents relating to human trafficking and providing assistance to victims. Investigators are willing to speak with anyone involved in the sex trade who may be looking for a way out or who may require assistance to escape these dangerous circumstances.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Human Trafficking Team at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7817, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.