Man accused of trying to purchase children online for sex

Alachua County, FL - A Florida man's been arrested after allegedly trying to buy children on the internet to have sex with.

Police say 22-year-old Malcolm Ford was arrested by the Alachua County Sheriff's Office after he attempted to buy two children, ages 2 and 6 months, on the internet to have sex with.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Ford tried to pay $15,000 for the children.

When interviewed, Ford admitted to investigators that he had conversations about trying to buy the children.

Ford told police he wanted to raise the children, before admitting that he wanted them for sex.

He's been charged with two counts of human trafficking.