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Three arrested for prostitution in Manchester

MANCHESTER - Three women are accused of prostituting themselves in the afternoon in an inner city neighborhood.

Arrested were Brittany Gagnon, 22, no known address; Margaret Cavanaugh, 25, of 85 Gerard St., and Jillene Pelkey, 26, of 277 Hanover St.

Each is charged with one count of prostitution.

Officers arrested Gagnon at 2:45 p.m. in the area of Union and Merrimack streets after she allegedly agreed to perform a sex act in exchange for money for an undercover police officer.

Police said Cavanaugh was arrested at 3:15 p.m. at Beech and Merrimack streets, while Pelkey was taken into custody at 5 p.m. at Union and Manchester streets.

Police said all three women agreed to perform a sex act in exchange for money for officers working undercover.


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