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Raleigh police officer charged in prostitution of minor case

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Fayetteville police on Thursday arrested a Raleigh police officer for participating in the prostitution of a minor.

Jason Brandon Hoyle, 34, is charged with one count of promoting and one count of participating in the prostitution of a minor.  The suspect is an officer with the Raleigh Police Department, according to a news release from Fayetteville police.

A 17-year-old girl was also charged with solicitation for prostitution in connection with the incident. Police said Hoyle was the teen’s client.

While the teen’s name and mugshot were released, we have decided not to publish her identity.

Hoyle is currently being held in Fayetteville under a $100,000 unsecured bond.

Police said they are waiting to release further details about the incident because the investigation is ongoing.