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Police say Greer man was pimp for young girls

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Patrick Tranter (Greenville Police Dept.) Patrick Tranter (Greenville Police Dept.)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville police said an undercover sting led to the arrest of a Greer man accused of helping two young girls work as prostitutes.

Police said they performed the undercover investigation at a local business Friday where they arrested 20-year-old Patrick Tranter and found three minor-aged girls, two of whom were charged with prostitution. The two charged were 13-year-old and 16-year-old girls.

According to Tranter's arrest warrants, the girls told police that Tranter helped them set up a website to promote them as prostitutes and also helped them work.

Tranter was also found waiting in the parking lot where the girls were arrested, police said.

Tranter was arrested and charged with three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, two counts of pimp/aid or abetting prostitution and two counts of promoting prostitution of a minor. He is being held on $30,940 bond.

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