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Teen Arrested for Alleged Prostitution in San Gabriel Valley

The girl was placed in protective custody pending parental notification and follow-up.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Pomona police vice officers detained a 17-year-old girl who had been brought from Los Angeles to work the streets of their city as a prostitute, a lieutenant said Sunday.

The girl was detained at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Holt Avenue and Reservoir Street, said Lt. Chuck Becker.

No adults were arrested with her, he said. She was found on the street alone.

The girl was placed in protective custody pending parental notification and follow-up, he said.

—City News Service

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