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3 charged in reverse prostitution sting in Franklin

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Charles Griffeth (Source: Franklin Police Department) Charles Griffeth (Source: Franklin Police Department)
Norman Leeper (Source: Franklin Police Department) Norman Leeper (Source: Franklin Police Department)
Surendra Kumar (Source: Franklin Police Department) Surendra Kumar (Source: Franklin Police Department)
FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) -

Three men have been charged in Franklin in connection to a reverse prostitution sting.

According to the Franklin Police Department, the suspects all offered a police informant cash for sex.

The undercover officers used a website "frequented by 'Johns' and prostitutes" to find the suspects.

Norman Leeper, 24, of Nashville, is charged with patronizing prostitution and simple assault. Police say Leeper assaulted the informant.

Surendra Kumar, 50, of Brentwood, is charged with patronizing prostitution.

Charles Griffeth, 49, of Goodlettsville, is also charged with patronizing prostitution.

All three men are scheduled to appear in court on June 22.

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