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Bail delayed for man accused of prostituting teen

A man accused of kidnapping and prostituting a 16-year-old girl online will wait another week for a bail hearing.

Stephen Charlie, 22, is facing charges related to forcing the girl into prostitution, using threats to live off the avails of prostitution, extortion, assault and kidnapping. Police say the alleged offences took place in the West Shore area.

He is currently being held that the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (Wilkinson Road jail). His scheduled court appearance today was reset for Feb. 16 by video at Western Communities Court.

Charlie was arrested on Jan. 19 after a year long investigation by the West Shore RCMP and the regional crime unit.

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