21 men arrested in child sex sting in Georgia

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(DeKalb County, Georgia) – While Atlanta was celebrating Super Bowl week, undercover officers were executing a blitz of their own.

Twenty-one men have been arrested after police say they arranged to have sex with a child in Georgia.

Those arrests followed an undercover sting that lasted five days, ending on Super Bowl Sunday.

Authorities say the men ranged in age from 20 to 55 and work in a variety of fields.

One of the men arrested was a behavioral health case manager.

Some were also arrested for having illegal drugs in their possession.

The sting was centered in Brookhaven, Georgia, but included agencies across the state, who are members of the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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(This story was originally published on February 4, 2019)

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