Woman Allegedly Offered Child For Sex Over Pawn Shop Bill
SOUTHFIELD (WWJ/AP) – Police are investigating a report that a woman offered herself and her young daughter up for sex as payment at a downriver pawn shop.
Southgate police have confirmed they are looking into the claim made by the co-owner of Dasilva’s Pawn Shop.
Co-owner Al Hassan said the girl appeared to be about 10 years-old. Her mother said she was trying to stop the store from selling a laptop she pawned for $120.
The mother claims it was a misunderstanding. She told police she made a “joking comment” about rewarding the man for extending her deadline, but did not say anything about her daughter.
The News-Herald of Southgate reported that, as of Wednesday morning, police had not taken any action to remove the girl from her mother’s custody. The investigation continues.
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