2 arrested in prostitution bust at 2 Hamilton County massage parlors
SYMMES TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said two women were arrested after a raid on two massage parlors.
The sheriff's office says the FBI, Homeland Security, and Cincinnati police assisted the investigation.
The agencies executed search warrants at Refresh Center at 11373 Montgomery Road in Symmes Township and Massage Studio at 10758 Montgomery Road in Sycamore Township, police say.
The two studios are a little more than a mile apart on Montgomery Road near I-275.
Lt. David Daugherty with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said nine people were detained for questioning; one man and eight women.
Two women were arrested and charged with prostitution and solicitation. Xiao Xian Han, 46, from the Message Studio and 56-year-old Wang Caixia at the Refresh Center.
"Sheriff Neal is not going to tolerate this type of illegal activities in our communities," Daugherty said.
The sheriff's office credits neighbors with tipping them off, saying people saw something and said something.
"A lot of cars coming in and out of the business, just late hours, just suspicious activity just stuck out," Daugherty said.
There is no word yet if the two businesses are connected in any way.
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