State report: parents prostitute young children for money


COLUMBUS, Ohio – A recent report shows that several children were sold for sex in Ohio.

Officials with the Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers confirm that six children younger than 6 years old were prostituted by their parents for rent or drug money.

The incidents occurred from July 2013 to June 2014, including four cases in the last six months.

Officials say the victims were assessed at several local advocacy centers.

While these cases have been noted, charges may not be filed in each case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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