Flight attendant uses secret message to rescue teen girl from human trafficking on Calif. flight

An eagle-eyed flight attendant saved a teen girl from human trafficking by leaving a secret message for the victim in a cabin bathroom during a flight.

Alaska Airlines vet Shelia Fedrick swooped into action after noticing the disheveled girl with greasy blonde hair appeared out of place with the well-dressed older man who boarded with her in Seattle in 2011, she told NBC News.

In 2016, human trafficking rose 35.7% in the U.S compared to the previous year, according to new data from the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

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