70-Year-Old Man Among 5 Arrested In Prostitution Crackdown In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 70-year-old male was among five suspects arrested in a prostitution crackdown in Philadelphia.

Members of the City Wide Vice Enforcement Unit conducted a Patronizing Operation on Thursday.

The undercover decoy operation occurred in the area of Kensington Avenue and Sergeant Street.

As a result of the operation, five suspects were taken into custody. Each was charged with Prostitution and Solicitation.

Police have identified the suspects as:

Donald M. Farrell, 52, of Philadelphia.

Francisco Sanchez, 70, of Philadelphia.

Anthony Steele, 44, of Philadelphia.

Suong Van Nguyen, 68, of Philadelphia.

John Stephen Davidson, 31, of Philadelphia.

Investigators said $1,842 in cash was confiscated during the operation.

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