Police: Man accused of rape, human trafficking in Louisiana

Police: Man accused of rape, human trafficking in Louisiana
A Guatemalan man was arrested for human trafficking in Louisiana. (Source: Raycom Media)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 31-year-old Guatemalan man accused of raping and trafficking a juvenile girl was arrested in Farmerville, Louisiana Thursday (Sept. 6), according to Louisiana State Police.

Nicolas Asig was booked into Union Parish Detention Center on charges of human trafficking, second-degree rape, felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and molestation of a juvenile. The victim -- who is also from Guatemala -- was safely recovered, police said.

Asig’s bond was set at $1.2 million, according to police.

State police ask anyone with information about human trafficking activities to report it immediately and contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888.

Nicolas Asig, 31, was arrested on rape and human trafficking charges in Farmerville, La. (Source: Louisiana State Police).
Nicolas Asig, 31, was arrested on rape and human trafficking charges in Farmerville, La. (Source: Louisiana State Police).

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