On Friday, Sept. 7, Louisianan State Police arrested an illegal alien from Guatemala and charged him with human trafficking, second degree rape, felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, and molestation of a juvenile.
The Guatemalan national is Nicholas Asig, 31. His bail was set at $1.2 million. He was booked into the Union Parish Detention Center on Friday.
According to CBS 10, KLFY.com, the victim is a juvenile female and she also is from Guatemala and in the United States illegally.
"The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit urges anyone who may have been a victim of human trafficking or anyone with information about individuals engaged in human trafficking to report it immediately," said CBS 10.
The National Hotline can be accessed by emailing email@example.com, visiting www.humantraffickinghotline.org, calling 888.373.7888 or texting 233733.