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Oshkosh Police arrest two men for human trafficking

Posted: 4:18 PM, Apr 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-05 17:18:55-04
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OSHKOSH, Wis. — Oshkosh Police say two men have been arrested for trafficking a minor.

Police say on March 22, police say a 17-year-old boy from Oshkosh was reported as a runaway by his parents. He was found March 25 in Eau Claire.

Police say in a news release that the boy had contacted a 25-year-old man online back in January. Police arrested this man on charges of Human Trafficking of a Child, 2nd degree Sexual Assault of a Child, Child Enticement, and a Sex Offender Registry Violation.

Police say officers also arrested a 36 year old man from Menasha for Human Trafficking of a Child and Child Enticement. The investigation is still on going.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700.