Eight Arrested in Sex-for-Fee Sting

As the result of an operation targeting customers soliciting sex for a fee in central Massachusetts, State and local police yesterday arrested eight men.

The sting operation included communications between suspects and undercover officers, in which the suspects allegedly solicited sex for a fee and arranged meetings. When the suspects arrived at the arranged meeting place, they were taken into custody. The location of the arranged meetings is not being released at this time.

The eight suspects arrested were booked at the Auburn Police Department and released on bail. They were expected to be arraigned in court today.

The operation was conducted by the State Police High Risk Victim Unit, Auburn Police, Leicester Police, Barre Police, Spencer Police, Holden Police, and the State Police Detective Unit for Worcester County.

No further information is being released by State Police at this time.