Man facing prostitution charge for responding to backpage ad

Man responded to an ad with an investigator posing as an escort where he wanted to exchange money for sexual acts.

Posted: Nov 22, 2017 10:58 AM

Rochester, Minn. – Rochester police say a man has been arrested for engaging in prostitution with an adult in a public place after responding to an escort ad on backpage.com.
Police say Channing Tipton, 24, responded to an ad with an investigator posing as an escort where he wanted to exchange money for sexual acts.
Police arranged to meet him in the 10 block of Woodlake Dr. SE. When the suspect arrived at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, he was taken into custody.

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