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Utica man arrested in Colonie for allegedly prostituting a 14 year old girl

By WKTV News

COLONIE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Colonie Police say they have arrested a Utica man was allegedly prostituting a 14 year old girl at area motels.

According to authorities, patrol officers observed Darren Bostick, 27, of Utica, and the 14 year old girl going in and out of rooms at a motel in the Colonie area, near Albany. Police say when the two were interviewed, the girl tried to use an alias to hide the fact that she is only 14.

Police believe the girl ran off from the St. Anne Institute about a week ago and somehow met up with Bostick. St. Anne Institute is a not for profit organization dedicated to improving the emotional, mental and spiritual well-being of children and families

Bostick is now charged with promoting prostitution with a child less than 16 and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17.

The 14 year old girl has also been charged for allegedly giving an alias to police to conceal her age.

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