HERNANDO, Miss. -- Update: Davis is now facing charges for human trafficking, reckless driving, failure to register a vehicle and driving with a suspended license.
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He is being held on a $1 million bond in the DeSoto County jail.
The suspect in the sex trafficking of a 17-year-old has been identified as 31-year-old Darnell Davis. The other suspect found inside the vehicle was a juvenile.
FOX13 News has learned the FBI and Hernando police have rescued a 17-year-old from a sex trafficking operation.
We have learned who that teen is, but are not publishing her name or her parents' names to protect her identity.
The stop happened around 3:00 Sunday in Hernando, Mississippi after Hernando police were tipped off that a pair of men were traveling with a 17-year-old female who had been missing.
The stop happened on I-55.
Darnell is faces charges for traffic and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
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The teen was allegedly brought to South Mississippi for the purpose of sex trafficking.
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