BEAUMONT - The Beaumont Police Department is investigating a post on a local Facebook group.
It reads, "Baby for sale. Best Offer? Btw, I'm located in Beaumont must pick her up."
Police believe it might be a hoax, but joke or not, they say selling a child is a felony offense.
The advertisement was posted on the Facebook group "For Sale Or Wanted In Setx," where members can find several great deals – but buying a child isn't one of them.
According to Texas law, the sale or purchase of a child is a third degree felony offense punishable by up to 10 years – no matter what the intention is.
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