Pickering man charged following sex trade allegations
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The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014 9:42AM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:08AM EDT
WHITBY, Ont. -- A Pickering, Ont., man is facing numerous charges in connection with allegations that a woman was sexually assaulted and forced to be a sex worker.
Durham regional police say an 18-year-old woman contacted them with allegations that she had been forced into the sex trade and violently assaulted.
After an investigation into the allegations, a man was arrested.
Daryn Leung, 25, is charged with trafficking in persons, receiving financial or other material benefit from trafficking a person and procuring,
He's also charged with three counts of sexual assault, uttering threats, theft under $5,000, assault and assault causing bodily harm.