5 Arrested In Escondido Prostitution Sting

5 Women Arrested On Suspicion Of Solicitation For Prostitution

Five women were arrested in a prostitution sting in Escondido Friday, police said.

Officers posing as "johns" helped make the arrests, police said.

Two women, 25 and 28, from San Mateo, were arrested on suspicion of solicitation for prostitution, and three women, one from San Diego, one from Las Vegas and one age 22 from Bakersfield, were arrested on suspicion of loitering with intent to commit prostitution, police said.

All were cited and released.

A similar operation Sept. 25th resulted in six arrests.