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Police: Man arrested for soliciting teens online for sex

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Mark Wann Mugshot (Photo: Portland Police Bureau) Mark Wann Mugshot (Photo: Portland Police Bureau)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

The Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit arrested a man after he solicited online an 18-year-old female and 15-year-old female for sex in exchange for money.

Police said Mark Edward Wann, 63, responded to an online ad posted by undercover officers. The ad implied sexual contact for money.

According to police, during the online conversation with an undercover police officer, Wann agreed to meet with both the 15 and 18-year-old and pay them for sex.

Police said Wann arrived at a Portland area hotel with a condom, personal lubricant and a $220 prepaid visa card to be used as payment.

Wann was arrested without incident and taken to Multnomah County Jail. 

He is being charged with attempted use of a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct, online sexual corruption in the first degree, two counts purchasing sex with a minor, luring a minor, attempted sex abuse in the second degree, two counts attempted sodomy in the third degree, attempted rape in the third degree and patronizing a prostitute.

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