Report: 90-year-old man charged with soliciting prostitute

ORLEANS, Mass. — A 90-year-old man was arrested for allegedly soliciting a prostitute.

According to court documents obtained by the Cape Cod Times, Nicholas Salerno of Dennis Port paid a local woman $100 to perform a sex act in June.

Salerno reportedly noticed a necklace missing after the woman used a bathroom in his home. He reported the theft to police, who informed Salerno that he would be charged with soliciting a prostitute.

"I don't give a (expletive). I'm 90 years old," Salerno told officers, the Cape Cod Times reports.

The woman, later identified as 48-year-old Karen Proia, was charged with larceny and prostitution.

Both Salerno and Proia reportedly pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday.

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