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Man arrested for trying to sell a minor for sex in Colorado Springs

gary hargraves mug 2020
Courtesy of CSPD (2020)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Colorado Springs Police Department says officers arrested a man on Thursday for trying to sell a minor for sex.

CSPD began an investigation after receiving a tip that a man was arranging prostitution dates. Officers worked with Metro Vice Unit detectives and found enough probable cause to arrest 50-year-old Gary Hargraves.

Detectives conducted a sting in which they say Hargraves arranged a sex date between a sex buyer and a person he believed to be an underage female. Police then executed an arrest warrant for the suspect in the 1400 block of South Corona Avenue.

Hargraves was charged with attempted human trafficking of a minor for sexual servitude, soliciting for child prostitution and attempted pimping.

A search into Hargraves' history shows that he was arrested in 2015 in connection to a rape case from 2007. The mugshot used in this article is from the 2015 arrest.

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7 Comments

  1. What a black guy selling a young girl… come on they pimp girls and its sad they get away with it and they come on here and cry BLM. crap

  2. America hating marxist democrats BLM and ANTIFA now might riot and call for less police in defense of what they surly consider a oppressed minority driven to sell a minor for sex.

    If guilty he deserves to be removed from society for life, actually worse but I will not go there.

    1. America hating Nazi Republicans. A Trump flag still flying is a Nazi flag flying Very little difference.

  3. No, America hating violent radical marxist democrats BLM and ANTIFA who riot, burn, loot, murder and injure people in cities all across America….You fool no one marxist.

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