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HYATTSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police have arrested a man who they say trafficked a 16-year-old girl.

Twenty-year-old Saleh Jamar Pointer of Langley Park faces multiple charges related to human trafficking, prostitution and sexual abuse of a minor.

In May 2014, a 16-year-old girl told police that she was living with Pointer, who gave her drugs and would beat her if she refused to have sex with other men for money, according to police.

After an investigation, Pointer was arrested on June 17. He remains in custody at the Department of Corrections.

After returning home, police say the girl returned to Pointer, which is common in cases with factors including drug abuse, physical violence and threats against family members.

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