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Couple Arrested after Allegedly Trying to Exploit 13-Year-Old Mpls. Girl

Updated: 06/13/2014 5:42 PM
Created: 06/13/2014 4:50 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

A 13-year-old girl has been returned to her family in Minneapolis after a couple allegedly tried to pimp her out in Moorhead.

ABC-affiliate WDAY in Fargo reports 24-year-old Eyeesha Hinton of Minneapolis and 24-year-old Prince Jones of Fargo were arrested in Cass County on sex trafficking charges.

Moorhead police say the couple was advertising a 21-year-old girl on Backpage.com, offering prostitution services. Moorehead police found the ad and contacted the number listed.

A meeting at a Super 8 motel in Moorehead was arranged, WDAY reports. The couple showed up with a 13-year-old girl who was a runaway from Minneapolis, police said.

After interviewing the girl, police were able to locate Hinton and Jones with cellphone GPS tracking at a hotel in south Fargo, WDAY reports.

Fargo police then arrested the couple on location.

Photo: WDAY/File

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