State asks for SNAP records of parents accused of prostituting daughter

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The state is trying to gain access to the food stamp records of two parents accused of forcing their 7-year-old daughter into prostitution.

According to legal documents, the state has filed a motion to disclose Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP information in the case against Teri Sanchez and James Stewart.

During a hearing for the case in May, witnesses claimed Sanchez and Stewart refused to accept help from school-provided food assistance programs.

They also say the children often complained of being hungry.

Both Sanchez and Stewart are charged with child abuse for restricting food from both the children.

The state believes SNAP records will prove they denied the children food. 

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