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APD: Robbery Call Leads to Prostitution Ring

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police detectives investigating a robbery ended up finding what they say was a prostitution ring at local hotel Tuesday.



Two APD detectives were dispatched to the Econo Lodge on 25 Hotel Circle around 10 a.m. Tuesday after a reported armed robbery, according to a report.

Instead, they found a suspected prostitution ring in several hotel rooms.

Detectives from the APD Vice team were dispatched. They warrant after finding a handgun, several rounds of ammunition, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Three people were arrested on warrants, and an investigation is ongoing.