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Man assaulted by caretaker, critically hurt

According to police, an investigation found that an altercation between a male victim and a female caretaker led to the woman hitting the man in the head.

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Device tossed in restaurant was ‘glorified firecracker’

Police said the man opened the front door of a Cheesecake Factory in Pasadena, lit the device and tossed it inside Thursday night. The device landed under a table, and witnesses said the restaurant filled with smoke.

1 in 6 of the 18,500 runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in 2016 were likely victims of sex trafficking.

Sex trafficking ‘fastest-growing’ crime in Fort Wayne

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It’s considered modern-day slavery; forcing people to work in labor services or the sex trade against their will through physical force or manipulation and coercion.

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Human trafficking: It’s happening here and it’s happening now

In the NewsChannel 15 special series Hidden Predators, 15 Finds Out uncovers the prevalence of human sex trafficking in northeast Indiana.