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A 16-year old girl was rescued in N.S. hotel parking lot.

New Brunswick girl 16-year-old girl told police in Bridgewater, N.S., that about a month she was moved from place to place and was sexually assaulted.

On Friday, the girl escaped and was a success in calling 911. but she was not aware of the place standing by however, she gave enough information where police arrived and rescued her.

Deputy Chief Danny MacPhee of the Bridgewater police says “She was anxious and visibly shaking and she also had no identification or money”

She gave details that she is from New Brunswick and that she was with the adults and they took her cellphone from the day she was with them.

MacPhee said she had been with the crew of constructions who stopped at various hotels in different communities around Nova Scotia.

Now she is safely back in New Brunswick. 

It is a matter of worry and MacPhee says “Our main worry was to make sure that she could be in a safe place and she could get the care she needed,”.

However, police have charged two people Bruce Nicholas Gilroy, 30, of Brookdale, N.S., and Chelsey Wilson, 28, of Moncton, N.B.

Charges include sexual assault, unlawful confinement, administering a noxious substance, and recruiting a young person for the purpose of exploiting sexual services.

Bridgewater police have sought help from Nova Scotia’s human trafficking unit as the case may not be an isolated incident and could include other communities.

Also Read: Human trafficking charges laid after N.B. girl rescued in N.S. hotel parking lot | CBC News

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