Roseville police say undercover human trafficking sting yields 2 arrests

Roseville police say undercover human trafficking sting yields 2 arrests Photo: Roseville Police Department

December 14, 2018 12:35 PM

Roseville police said two men have been arrested as a result of an undercover operation designed to combat human trafficking.

In the operation Wednesday, a release said police officers posed as buyers and responded to numerous online ads promoting "sexual encounter opportunities with females in the metro area."

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Within just a few hours, officers had received over 150 responses.


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After arriving at a Roseville hotel, six women were connected with advocates from Source, a group focused on helping victims make an exit from sexual exploitation.

Two males suspected of human trafficking were arrested. The release said the investigation is ongoing and more suspects could be identified. 

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