COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — The Colorado Springs Police Department says a man was arrested Monday after a human trafficking investigation.
Detectives say they were notified in late July by the Department of Human Services that a 16-year-old girl may have been sex trafficked.
Police interviewed the teenager and also learned that a second adult female victim was being sex trafficked.
Officers say they developed probable caused over the next two months to arrest 26-year-old Emmanuel Eldridge. Detectives arrested him during a stop of his vehicle Monday in the area of Palmer Park Boulevard and Powers Boulevard.
Eldridge has been charged with human trafficking of a minor for sexual servitude, pimping of a child and pimping.
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