August 18, 2016 

City News Service 

A multi-agency operation against human trafficking in Los Angeles County resulted in 286 arrests, including 153 for prostitution, and the rescues of eight minors and two adults, the Los Angeles Police Department reported this week.


Operation Summer Rescue focused on the rescue and recovery of commercially sexually exploited children. It involved the LAPD's Internet Crimes Against Children and geographic vice units, the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force, FBI Innocence Lost Task Force, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and Los Angeles County Probation Department.


The recovered minors were placed in protective custody and have received assistance from the Department of Children and Family Services, Saving Innocence and the Dream Center, police said.


The operation began last Wednesday and concluded early Saturday morning.


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