Three members of military among men arrested in central Texas child prostitution sting

Three members of military part of child prostitution ringThree members of the military, including soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, are among a group of men arrested in a prostitution sting in central Texas, police said on Monday.

Officers arrested nine men on Saturday after a two-day child prostitution sting, the Killeen Police Department said in a release. The men had contacted officers through different social media platforms and “made agreements for sexual acts with girls they believed were 15 or 16 years of age.”

The agreements involved exchanging money, drugs and/or alcohol for the acts, police said. Overall, the men faces seven felony prostitution charges and two misdemeanor prostitution charges.