Fresno teen found, victim of human trafficking


FAIRFIELD, Calif. (FOX26) — A 16-year-old runaway from Fresno has been rescued from human trafficking in Fairfield.
On Friday, October 27th, a patrol officer noticed what appeared to be a prostitute and stopped to investigate.
The officer took the time to talk with the young lady and discovered she was a runaway.
During conversations with the young victim, the officer learned she was being victimized by a man more than twice her age.
Suspecting she was probably a victim of human trafficking, the officer turned the case over to a detective from the Family Violence Unit.
The victim admitted to the detective she had been trafficked in Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, Oakland, and San Jose over the past four years.

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