MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities arrested 19 people in an undercover sex trafficking sting this week.

According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, 15 men were arrested on probably cause solicitation of a child and two men and two women were arrested on probably cause felony human trafficking. Of those arrested, 11 were charged while eight cases are pending as the investigation continues.

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Ten female victims, including one juvenile, were rescued in the operation.

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The BCA said the targets of the sting believed they were meeting with a 13 to 15-year-old child for sex.

The 19 people arrested are being held in the Anoka County Jail. Charges are expected in the next few days, according to the BCA.

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The sting was a joint operation between the BCA, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the Plymouth Police Department and the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.