Vancouver police arrest alleged customer of child prostitute

By Patty Hastings, Columbian breaking news reporter


Updated: July 11, 2013, 8:42 PM


Police arrested a Vancouver man for allegedly buying services from a juvenile prostitute. David A. Parsons, 40, was arrested Thursday by detectives with the Vancouver Police Department Digital Evidence Cybercrime Unit.

The 14-year-old victim was allegedly being sex trafficked in the Vancouver area by Laura E. Lambden, 58, of Vancouver, who was arrested on a federal warrant June 29.

Vancouver detectives have been investigating this case since November 2012.