8 Arrests in Sumter Undercover Prostitution Sting

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SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO) - Police are crediting numerous tips with an undercover prostitution sting in Sumter.

It led to the arrests of eight people Thursday.

Investigators say undercover officers posed as both streetwalkers and Johns in different locations around Manning Avenue.

While there, they were reportedly approached and offered money in exchange for sex acts.

All eight suspects were released on bond and are scheduled to appear in court next month.

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