44 arrested in Lake County prostitution sting

Published On: Apr 15 2014 03:09:38 PM EDT
Updated On: Apr 15 2014 03:10:10 PM EDT

A 14-year-old victim of human trafficking is rescued by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. -

A 14-year-old victim of human trafficking was rescued by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office in a prostitution sting that resulted in 44 arrests, officials said.

The victim’s rescue came as a result of a three-day undercover operation by Lake County deputies who targeted a prostitution ring in the area.

Video released by deputies shows several men being arrested in what appears to be a hotel room.  Two women were also arrested in the video.

More details were expected to be released Tuesday afternoon.

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