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Howard police arrest 11 in reverse prostitution sting

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Eleven men were arrested on Wednesday during a reverse prostitution sting conducted by Howard County Police in North Laurel, according to a news release.

Police said detectives and female officers working undercover along the Washington Boulevard corridor in North Laurel arrested the men, who allegedly approached the undercover officers offering to pay for sex.

Of the 11 arrested, police said six were Laurel residents, two were Rockville residents, one was from Elkridge, one from Prince George's County and one from Baltimore County. 

The men arrested ranged in ages from 20 to 57, according to police. 

This is the first reverse prostitution sting operation of the year, according to police. In 2012, Howard police arrested 32 men in three prostitution stings.

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