Police say they have stepped up their drive to rid sections of Trelawny and surrounding parishes of prostitutes.
Local authorities said their latest clamp down on the problem that continues to create problems for business operators and residents took place last Friday.
Police said under the drive a total of 33 persons,16 females and 17 males, suspected of being part of a prostitution ring operating near the Falmouth Pier, Trelawny were apprehended. Police said persons held were processed, warned and then released.
.According to a senior police close to the operation said a 57-year-old woman was also part of the group of persons who police said came to the town from St Ann, Kingston and St Andrew.
Police have warned that the clamp down on Friday is the first of several to come as local authorities move to rid the area of the practice.
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