Phoenix Police arrest 47 in undercover massage parlor sting
PHOENIX - Phoenix Police have arrested 47 people for soliciting and brokering deals for sex acts after detectives set up a fake illicit massage storefront, officials say.
Detectives placed advertisements on websites, apps and other "local media which are commonly sought out by suspects seeking illegal sex acts," police said in a statement.
Officers say 43 of the 47 people arrested were booked into Maricopa County Jail, while the rest were cited.
The suspects ranged in ages from 22 to 75 years old.
Photos of the suspects involved in Phoenix PD's undercover massage parlor sting
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