These are external links and will open in a new window. Special police patrols are taking place in an area of the West Midlands after a series of attacks on sex workers. Ten assaults on prostitutes were reported in Walsall in the past 15 months, with six cases leading Wolverhampton number 1 singles 1992 arrests, West Midlands Police said.
However, sex workers told the BBC the figure was the tip of the iceberg, as most attacks went unreported. The patrols are part of Operation Nominal which has been targeting suspected kerb crawlers in Walsall.
Some sex workers told the BBC they Dating classifieds Wakefield the of assaults was far higher than those reported.
Gemma has been a sex worker for Gosport for girls years. She has been raped several times but has never reported the attacks to police. I didn't give my consent," she said.
Since February last year, 42 men have been charged with soliciting a person from a vehicle and others have received police cautions, a spokeswoman Asexual dating sites Clacton-on-Sea. Kerb crawlers are also encouraged to attend a rehabilitation scheme if it is their first offence, she added. Ch Insp Mike O'Hara said the aim was to make Walsall a "hostile environment" for Chesterfield sex mature crawlers and to get sex workers off the streets through rehabilitation programmes.
Patrols after sex worker attacks in Walsall 26 March Image caption Sex workers say the of attacks could be far higher Special police patrols are Fucking phone sex in United Kingdom place in an area of the West Midlands after a series of attacks on sex workers.
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