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Over 70 arrested in central Texas prostitution sting

WACO, Texas (KWKT/KYLE) - McLennan County deputies have announced the arrest of more than 70 men in their latest prostitution sting.

They say this is the most they have ever caught during a sting like this.

When comparing these numbers with other areas, McLennan County came in fifth in the nation - with 71 arrests.

This means our Sheriff's Department arrested more people than cities like New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Las Vegas. 

These men are between the ages of 19 and 63 years old. At least three are Baylor students.

This was during a month long "National John Suppression" sting.

Sheriff Parnell McNamara says a lot of these men are not from Central Texas. Many were traveling through and got caught. Some came from as far as Dallas and Houston.

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