Child Rescued from Human Trafficking

City of Pomona
– On Wednesday June 13, the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) conducted a VICE operation focusing on the area known as the Holt Corridor. The operation used undercover plainclothes officers who conducted surveillance along the Holt Corridor. During the course of the operation, officers encountered and rescued a 15-year-old victim of human trafficking. The victim was interviewed and appropriate resources were activated to assist the victim.
This investigation is ongoing; the MCTF is attempting to identify the human trafficker (pimp).
The Pomona Police Department is taking a proactive approach to improving the quality of life by addressing and deterring human trafficking and prostitution activities along the Holt Ave corridor.
The Pomona Police Department takes a zero tolerance approach to human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909)620-2085.
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your Smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple Store.