Toronto Police are investigating a human trafficking case where the suspect is now facing 11 charges.
A 19-year-old woman reports that back on Thursday, May 12th she met a man at Pure Gold strip club in Mississauga. Investigators say that the man gave her his car keys and told her to pick him up the next morning.
On Friday, May 13th the woman did as the man asked and drove him to Hamilton where she was taken to a hotel room to take photos and forced to have sex with several clients. The man told her to hand over all the money earned over the course of two days and the photos were posted on backpages.com, which is a website used for sexual services.
However, on Sunday, May 15th the woman managed to escape and went back to Toronto, but was located by the man on Thursday, May 19th and he demanded that she pay him $5,000.
The woman reached out to police and they were able to arrest 30-year-old Christopher Edward Spencer with the following offences:
1) Theft Under $5000
2) Forcible Confinement
3) Financial/Material Benefit Trafficking Person
4) Trafficking in Persons by recruiting
5) Material Benefit from Sexual Services
6) Procuring/Exercising Control
8) Criminal Harassment
10) Withhold Documents
11) Kidnapping for Ransom
Anyone with information is asked to call Toronto Police or Crime Stoppers.