Undercover prostitution sting nets 8 in Sarasota

December 17, 2013 

SARASOTA -- Eight men were charged with solicitation of prostitution during a recent undercover sting in Sarasota.

Sarasota police said the operation targeting "johns" took place Saturday at three different locations along North Tamiami Trail, a neighborhood police described as "plagued" with prostitution.

Three of those arrested are from Bradenton, one is from Sarasota, three are from elsewhere in Florida and one is from New Jersey, according to police.

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