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A prostitution sweep in Oshawa has resulted in 100 people facing numerous charges.

Durham regional police say Project Middleton began in late March after numerous people complained about prostitution activity in the Oshawa-area.

Police say the first wave of enforcement concentrated on sex workers flagging down prospective johns driving around south central Oshawa.

A total of 34 sex trade workers have been arrested, ranging in age from 19 to 68.

A total of 73 johns have been arrested so far, ranging in age from 30 to 78.

Most of the people involved are believed to be from the area.

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