16-Year-Old Girl Rescued, 6 Arrested in Sherman Oaks Human Trafficking Bust: LAPD

A 16-year-old girl was rescued from working as a prostitute on Sepulveda Boulevard while six people were arrested in connection with human trafficking on Friday in Sherman Oaks, authorities said.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Vice Unit rescued the girl around 6:15 a.m. when she worked on Sepulveda "against her will," said LAPD SgtMartin Baggesgard.

With seizure of “Backpage” we have seen a remarkable increase of human trafficking along Sepulveda. Early this morning...

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