AURORA, Ont. — Police say they've charged an off-duty Toronto officer for allegedly hiring a sex worker and bringing his gun to the rendezvous.
York Regional Police say a woman in the sex trade came forward about an incident that occurred on March 31.
Police say she was contacted by a man to meet at a hotel for sex.
They say the man showed up "wearing a firearm" and told the woman he was a police officer.
Police say the woman became upset and demanded he leave.
Travis Houston, 37, of Georgina, Ont., has been charged with obtaining sexual services for consideration, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and mischief.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 8, 2021.
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