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Dunwoody Police bust prostitution ring

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Two women were rescued and 12 people were arrested when Dunwoody Police busted a prostitution operation at an area hotel.

Police investigated after receiving several tips about prostitution within Dunwoody city limits. Dunwoody Police spokesman Tim Fecht said the department worked with the FBI to execute an undercover sting at the hotel, which was not named.

During the bust, police found a missing 16-year-old girl who was working as a prostitute. They also recovered a 26-year-old woman who had been placed into sexual servitude, according to Fecht.

Three people were arrested and charged with pimping; nine more were charged with prostitution.

Atlanta is one of the FBI's 14 U.S. cities with the highest rates of children used in sex crimes. Anyone with information about prostitution and sexual servitude in Dunwoody is encouraged to call police at 678-382-6908. Anonymous tips can be submitted at dunwoodypolice.com or crimestoppersatlanta.org.

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