Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Detectives have arrested a St. Petersburg man for two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation.

The investigation began when one of the victims disclosed to detectives she and another girl were touched in a sexual manner by the suspect Vanchai Ki Techo.

According to reports, Techo inappropriately touched both victims multiple times and would pay them money for letting him do so when they were as young as 13 years of age. The two victims are now 15 and 18-years-old.

Techo was arrested for lewd and lascivious molestation and transported to the Pinellas County Jail on July 23.

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