LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say troopers have found a missing teenage girl and have charged a man with human trafficking of a minor.
Investigators say the 17-year-old girl, who was reported missing by Baltimore police, was located during an online investigation into an internet advertisement. Authorities say the girl was a victim of human trafficking.
Police say at about 10:30 a.m. Friday, officers arrested 27-year-old Jimmie Junior Rogers II of Severn in a hotel in Linthicum. In addition to human trafficking, Rogers is also charged with prostitution offenses.
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