Montreal police seek victims of man arrested in Victoria

Man arrested on charges of trafficking and procurement persons under 18

Montreal police are looking for potential victims of Sulyvan Dignard, who was arrested in Victoria May 9 on human trafficking charges.(SPVM Photo)

Montreal Police are searching for potential victims of a man arrested in Victoria earlier this month.

After a Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued, Sulyvan Dignard was found and arrested in Victoria May 9 on charges of alleged human trafficking and procurement of people under the age of 18. He appeared in court in Montreal May 15.

Now, the Montreal-based sexual exploitation investigation team is looking for anyone who was a victim or knows someone who may have been a victim of Dignard.

Police say their investigation has shown that Dignard may have had more victims in Montreal and across Canada.

They encourage those with information to contact their local police department or call 9-1-1.

READ ALSO: Victoria woman hosts event to raise awareness about human trafficking

READ ALSO: Man wanted for sex trafficking, confinement may be heading to B.C.



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