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2 women arrested for prostitution at Harrisburg motel

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

Two women were arrested for prostitution at the Red Roof Inn near Interstate-81 and Progress Avenue, according to Susquehanna Township police.

Octazia Johnson, 20, of Lancaster and Jessenia Perez, 23, of Columbia were arrested at the motel on Monday.

A police officer posed as a customer and answered an advertisement posted on Backpage.com advertising sex acts for money.

After an arrangement was made by phone, police met the women at the motel, and arrested them for prostitution.

Police also found Kelvin Hinton, 21, of Lancaster with the women, and Hinton was in possession of marijuana.

All three were processed and released to receive their charges via summons.

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