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Girard PD: Children taken from filthy home where woman was charged with prostitution

GIRARD, Ohio (WYTV) - Police arrested a Girard woman Friday afternoon after an undercover officer found she was soliciting sex and had a young child in her apartment, according to a police report.

The report states that police charged Lori Parker, 38, with endangering children and prostitution.

According to the police narrative in the report, an anonymous source told police that Parker was soliciting sex and had an infant child with her. Police gave an undercover cell phone number to Parker via the anonymous source, and Parker contacted them, offering sex for $75, according to the report.

Police then went to the woman's apartment on Davis St. in Girard, where an undercover officer knocked on her door and placed her under arrest when she answered and restated her offer of sex, the report states.

Officers entered the house and reported that there were insects throughout the house, as well as no fresh food in the refrigerator.

Officials with the Trumbull County Children Services Board removed two children from the apartment.

Parker is being held in the Trumbull Co. Jail until Friday.

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