Saskatoon police have charged a 41-year-old man for exploiting a teen girl working in the sex trade.

Officers found a 17-year-old working as a prostitute at a north end hotel Wednesday night.

An investigation led them to the man who was arrested in his vehicle on Circle Drive near Warman Road at about 9:30 p.m. CST.

The man has been charged with living off the avails of prostitution of someone under the age of 18.

He remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in a Saskatoon courtroom on Monday.