(WXYZ) — Michigan State Police say they have opened a sex trafficking investigation after they pulled over a 15-year-old girl near 8 Mile and Schoenherr on the Warren, Detroit border early Tuesday morning.
Police say the driver did not have ID and provided a false name. According to police, after an initial investigation, they discovered that the teen was a missing/runaway out of Jackson County, who was reported missing in September.
The teen then told officers that she believed she might be pregnant and was a victim of sex trafficking, police say.
Police now believe she was being sex trafficked in the city of Detroit. MSP say after executing search warrants, they were able to locate two additional victims of sex trafficking in Detroit and Highland Park. One suspect has been arrested, police say.
An investigation is ongoing.
11/16 at 2:15 AM
Eight Mile Road and Schoenherr
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— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) November 16, 2021