Brampton man charged after woman escapes alleged kidnapper in Cambridge


Published April 13, 2022 at 12:28 pm

Police report man luring children.

A Brampton man has been charged with human trafficking and firearms offences after a woman in Cambridge escaped an alleged kidnapper this week.

Around 9:45 a.m. on Monday (April 11), police say members of the Waterloo Regional Police were called to a hotel in Cambridge in the area of Holiday Inn Drive.

When officers arrived on scene they found the call had come from a woman who was in need of assistance.

Police took the woman to a safe location and a short time later police say they located a male who was placed under arrest.

The 26-year-old Brampton man was been charged with over a dozen offences including trafficking in persons, pointing a firearm, possession of an identity document, forcible confinement and advertising sexual services.

Police have not released the name of the accused who was held in police custody for a bail hearing.

The victim has been provided with support services from Waterloo police Victim Services.

Anyone with information relating to this incident, or anyone with information concerning potential human trafficking victims are encouraged to contact the Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking Team by emailing [email protected].

You can also contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting

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