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FORT WORTH -- A North Texas veteran is facing charges of child trafficking and sex assault Thursday.

Police say Nathan Tatarko drugged a 14-year-old girl and then had sex with her.

He picked up the teen at Ridgmar Mall last month. Detectives say the teen willingly got into the car, but Tatarko took advantage of her and forced her to solicit sex for money over three days.

Police also arrested Elliott Reed, Tatarko's friend. He's accused of having sex with the victim.

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