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Moorhead prostitution sting leads to two men being arrested

Moorhead - Police have arrested two men accused of soliciting sex for money, after a prostitution sting in Moorhead.

58-year-old Mark Hayes of Harwood and 61-year-old David Skoglund of Canova South Dakota are each facing one count of solicitation of prostitution - A misdemeanor.

Police arrested them last week after an undercover sting for johns at a hotel in the 600 block of 30th avenue south in Moorhead.

Hayes is the information technology director at Forum Communications Company, which owns the Herald; he declined comment for the story.

Skoglund could not be reached for comment.

Moorhead police say a third man is likely to be charged in the case.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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