Atlantic City police arrested 12 women — including a 17-year-old — for engaging in prostitution during sweep Thursday.

Those arrested included seven women from Atlantic City and a minor from Pleasantville, Lt. James Sarkos said.

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There was also a woman from California, one from Massachusetts, one from Florida and one from Allentown, Pa.

The investigation focused on Pacifica Avenue and various casinos, Sarkos said.



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