Dad Accused of Trying to Sell Daughter

Posted on: 9:33 pm, March 29, 2013, by

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(Kingsport, TN) A Tennessee man is under arrest accused of trying to sell his six-year-old daughter to bond his girlfriend out of jail.

22-year-old Shawn Hughes was arrested in a Kingsport parking lot in East Tennessee.

Police say he tried to sell the girl and sign over custodial rights to the buyer.

Officers were tipped off by concerned family members.