More than two dozen charged in Queens during prostitution sting: NYPD

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KEW GARDENS — Police arrested 28 suspected johns in Queens during a citywide prostitution bust last weekend, the NYPD said. Authorities said Queens’ tally of arrests was the highest of all five boroughs, with 21 nabbed in the Bronx for the second-highest number, police said. Staten Island had the lowest number of arrests with six.

The arrests were part of an operation known as “Losing Proposition,” which resulted in the arrests of 93 people in total for prostitution-related charges, police said.

Police said they carried out the arrests in direct response to concerns from the community.

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