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15-year-old rescued in Odessa during human trafficking sting

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Seven people have been arrested on prostitution related charges in Odessa as part of a nationwide sting with the FBI.

'Operation Cross Country X' was the international effort executed and focused on underage human trafficking. The sting was executed over a four day period, starting last Thursday and ending Sunday.

In that time, departments like Homeland Security, the FBI, Odessa police and DPS made the arrests and say a 15 year old victim was among those rescued.

Nationwide, 82 sexually exploited juveniles were recovered in the operation with 239 pimps and other involved suspects arrested.

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