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Published February 15, 2011, 05:18 PM

59 Arrested in Super Bowl Prostitution Crackdown

Arlington police say they arrested 59 people on prostitution-related counts during a Super Bowl-week undercover operation.

By: Associated Press,

ARLINGTON, Texas — Arlington police say they arrested 59 people on prostitution-related counts during a Super Bowl-week undercover operation.

The police department ran its "You Never Know" campaign from Jan. 27 through Feb. 6, Super Bowl Sunday, in cooperation with other federal, state and local agencies.

An Arlington police statement says undercover officers answered online escort advertisements and ran online ads of their own to solicit clients

According to the statement, 13 of the 59 people arrested were from out of town and identified as being in the area specifically because of the Super Bowl. Three men were arrested on warrants and are suspected to be pimps, and one of those men faces a human trafficking charge.

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