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Pomona Police Department
Wednesday August 28th, 2019 :: 07:00 p.m. PDT

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#PomonaPD Rescues 15-year-old Human Trafficking Victim

The Pomona Police Department has been actively conducting VICE operations focused on the area known as the East Holt Ave. Corridor in the City of Pomona. The operation uses plainclothes officers who conduct surveillance along the Corridor. During the course of the operation on Tuesday, August 27th, officers encountered and rescued a 15-year-old victim of Human Trafficking. The victim was reported missing from Riverside County. She was interviewed and appropriate resources were activated to assist her.

This investigation is ongoing. The Pomona Police Department takes a victim-centered approach in deterring human trafficking and prostitution in the City of Pomona. These types of operations serve as an opportunity for victims of human trafficking to speak with law enforcement and community advocates in an effort to provide them with available resources and relocate them to safe locations.

Anyone with information regarding human trafficking and/or prostitution is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909)620-2085. If you prefer to remain anonymous, please contact LA Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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