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Pomona Police Department
Thursday August 22nd, 2019 :: 01:47 p.m. PDT

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#PomonaPD Rescue 17-year-old Human Trafficking Victim

On the afternoon of Wednesday, August 21st, Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) officers were conducting undercover surveillance on E. Holt Ave. also known as the Holt Ave. Corridor. During officers’ surveillance efforts, they observed two females loitering in the area. Based on observation, it appeared that one female was teaching the other female how to offer sexual acts in an exchange for money. When officers approached both females, it was discovered one of the females was a 17-year-old juvenile. 

The victim was interviewed and appropriate resources were activated to assist her.

The adult suspect, 18-year-old Dominique Frazier, was arrested and charged with 236.1(c) PC-Human Trafficking of a Minor and 653.22 PC-Loitering to Commit Prostitution. 

The Pomona Police Department takes a zero-tolerance approach to Human Trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-622-1241 or to remain anonymous, dial 800-222-8477.

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Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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