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3 from Western Pa. arrested in child sex sting

Tawnya Panizzi
Three men from Western Pennsylvania were arrested in an Ohio sex sting on May 17, 2019.

An undercover sting in Ohio netted three Western Pennsylvania men accused of child sex trafficking, WPXI-TV reported.

David Kent, 24, of Cranberry, Steven Sutton, 44, of Prospect, and Thomas Yakemovic III, 30, of West Middlesex, were among 16 arrested on May 17 and are accused of sexual exploitation of children, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene announced.

The Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force led the investigation, the second sting this year in the Youngstown area, officials said.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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