Guelph police warn of the dangers of the sex trade

Police officers responded to a call at an apartment complex on Gordon Street on Nov. 12 around 10 p.m.

Services that were agreed upon were not performed, and another male attended to the apartment complex, a press release explained.

A confrontation began between the parties, and the male who hired the worker sustained minor injuries.

Guelph Police warned the public that these arrangements are sometimes made with the intention of taking a victims money without providing any services.

It was not clear whether any charges would be laid against the male who called police, as purchasing sexual services is illegal.

NEWS RELEASE GUELPH POLICE SERVICE *********************** On Nov. 12, 2018 at approximately 10 p.m., Guelph Police were called to an apartment complex on Gordon Street in regard to a confrontation.

When police arrived, it was learned that a male had (an alleged) sex trade worker attend to his residence. Services that were agreed upon were not performed, and another male attended to the apartment complex and a confrontation ensued between the three parties. 

The male who (had allegedly) hired the sex trade worker sustained minor injuries and did not require medical attention. The sex trade worker and the other male left the area prior to police arrival.

The Guelph Police would like to remind the public it is illegal to purchase sexual services. Also, for your safety, incidents like this do occur where arrangements are made and your money is taken without the services being performed. 

This is planned and your safety is jeopardized. The Guelph Police can’t stress enough the dangers of the sex trade, both for the worker and the client.