Utica, NY (WIBX) - A Utica woman was arrested for allegedly soliciting an undercover police officer. According to the report, 52 year old Cynthia Messina offered to perform a sexual act on a plain clothes investigator for money.

Officials say Messina was standing in the roadway of Columbia Square yesterday afternoon around 2:55, when she waved down the official traveling in an unmarked car. The suspect was taken to jail and charged with Prostitution, and Loitering for the purpose of engaging in prostitution. Messina will answer the charges at a later date in Utica City Court.