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Man charged with trafficking teenage girl

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Patrick Cathey is accused of sex trafficking a teenage girl for multiple weeks. Patrick Cathey is accused of sex trafficking a teenage girl for multiple weeks.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) – A Mid-South man is accused of sex trafficking a teenage girl for multiple weeks.

According to the police affidavit, the teen was brought to a hotel by Patrick Cathey Saturday night.

The 17-year-old told police Cathey was forcing her to have sex with other men and was holding her against her will.

Cathey admitted to escorting a teenage girl to two different hotels over the past two days for prostitution.

When police arrested Cathey they found a gun in his car.

Cathey is charged with sex trafficking, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm.

His bond is set at $100,000 dollars.

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