Agent on VP Pence’s Secret Service detail caught with prostitute, suspended

ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 28:  A Secret Service agent scans the crowd at the amphitheater of the Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day May 28, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. U.S. President George W. Bush paid tribute to fallen American soldiers at the cemetery, telling family members that Americans "will never forget the terrible loss you have suffered." More than 300,000 veterans and their dependants are buried at the cemetery, which also has a special section for those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 28: A Secret Service agent scans the crowd at the amphitheater of the Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day May 28, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. U.S. President George W. Bush paid tribute to fallen American soldiers at the cemetery, telling family members that Americans "will never forget the terrible loss you have suffered." More than 300,000 veterans and their dependants are buried at the cemetery, which also has a special section for those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Credit: John Moore

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A Secret Service agent on Vice President Mike Pence’s detail was reportedly caught with a prostitute at a Maryland hotel and suspended from duty.

The Secret Service "is aware of an alleged incident involving an off-duty Secret Service employee," the agency said in a statement to the Washington Post.

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The incident happened last week and is under investigation, the agency said.

CNN reported that the hotel manager called police, who arrested the agent when he left the hotel.

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He’s charged with solicitation and has been placed on administrative leave.

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