An 18-year-old Toronto man, accused of being a pimp, is facing several charges.
Investigators allege the suspect used intimidation and violence to gain control of the victim.
The victim was also forced to hand over money she made working as a prostitute to him.
Charges laid against Jordan Lynch include sexual assault, forcible confinement and living on the avails of prostitution.
Police believe there may be other victims and are urging anyone with any information to come forward.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact the York police at 1-866-876-5423 (ext. 7640), Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.