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Man arrested for promoting child prostitution

During the early evening hours of August 25th, King County Metro Transit officers stopped two juvenile female prostitutes, ages 13 and 17.  While interviewing them, officers were able to discern the identity of their ‘pimp’.  SPD Vice detectives and East and West Precinct Anti-Crime Team officers searched for this man and located him in in the 600 block Blanchard Street.  Detectives and officers arrested the suspect without incident.  He was booked into King County Jail for Promoting Prostitution of a Minor and a felony warrant.