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Texas Teen Found in R.I., Man Charged With Sex Trafficking

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    Texas Teen Found in R.I., Man Charged With Sex Trafficking

    A Providence, Rhode Island, man has been charged with sex trafficking after police found a missing Texas teen in a city rooming house.

    Police say 34-year-old Dujuan Harris met the girl on the Internet and she was working for him as a prostitute when she was found on Tuesday.

    The 17-year-old, who police say is from a small town in Texas, had been missing for more than a week. Authorities say she has been reunited with her family.

    Harris has been charged under a new state sex trafficking law that carries a possible 50-year prison term.

    He was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a probation violation and is due back in court on Sept. 11. 

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