North Preston men face gang sex assault charges
Pair accused of human trafficking after 15-year-old girl escapes from basement
Two North Preston men already accused of human trafficking face charges of gang sexual assault, kidnapping and other offences after a 15-year-old girl said she was held in a Nova Scotia basement for two days and sexually assaulted last week.
In total, Doreze Marvin Beals, 18, has been charged with:
- Human trafficking
- Unlawful confinement
- Sexual assault causing bodily harm
- Gang sexual assault
- Sexual interference
- Procuring illicit sex
- Uttering threats
- Assault with a weapon
- Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace
- Breach of probation
Andre Jerome Gray, 18, has been charged with human trafficking, kidnapping, unlawful confinement, uttering threats, sexual assault causing bodily harm, gang sexual assault, sexual interference and procuring illicit sex.
They're both set to appear in Dartmouth court today.
Police say the teen girl escaped from the home on Clarence Street on Thursday night. They said she was taken to the hospital and is safe.