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Florida man accused of offering police officer chicken dinner for sex

Steven Torres arrested on charges of soliciting prostitution

Steven Torres, 32, was arrested in Sanford on charges of soliciting prostitution.
Steven Torres, 32, was arrested in Sanford on charges of soliciting prostitution.


MELBOURNE, Fla. – A Melbourne man offered to pay an undercover female police officer $3 and a chicken dinner in exchange for sex, according to police.

Steven Torres, 32, was arrested Thursday in Sanford on charges of soliciting prostitution. 

According to police, Torres was one of seven men arrested during a Sanford police prostitution sting.

The officer posed as a prostitute near South 27th Street and South Orlando Drive, police said.  Torres agreed to exchange chicken and cash for sex after a brief conversation, police said.

Torres was taken to jail but was later released on bond.  He will be arraigned Dec. 1 at the Seminole County Courthouse.