Bakersfield police make 8 arrests during prostitution sting

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Police said Friday that they conducted a prostitution sting at a hotel.

Five people were arrested on suspicion of prostitution. Two more were arrested on suspicion of loitering for the purpose of prostitution.

One more person was arrested on suspicion of having methamphetamine and resisting arrest, police said.

Police didn't disclose the location of the hotel.

They said they were targeting internet prostitution.

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