NASHVILLE (AP) - Authorities say a Nashville man has been charged in a human trafficking case involving a missing 12-year-old Texas girl.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a news release that 36-year-old Tavarie A. Williams was arrested and charged with two counts of trafficking for a commercial sex act.

TBI agents say they received information Friday about the whereabouts of the child, who was reported missing a month ago. Authorities found the girl at an extended-stay hotel in Franklin.

Officials say Williams was holding the girl against her will. TBI agents say Williams offered her a ride home in San Antonio, Texas but instead brought her to Tennessee for the purposes of commercial sex.

It isn't immediately clear if Williams has an attorney.

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