At least 6 arrested in prostitution bust in middle of the day

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) - At least six men have been arrested for soliciting sex in the middle of the afternoon.

Cincinnati Police arrested six men, mostly of them on West McMicken Avenue, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

James Deters, 31, Robert Floyd, 65, Erick Mitchell, 21, Marlen Cruz, 31, Larry Batchelor, 31, and Rafael Johnson, 38, are all facing charges of solicitation and loitering to engage in solicitation.

According to their arrest reports, the men approached undercover officers with the purpose to engage them in sexual activity.

University Heights has been a police focus recently. Neighbors held a protest there last month.

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