Jonesboro woman charged with sex trafficking

8:34 AM, Feb 14, 2013   |    comments
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JONESBORO, Ga. -- A 27-year-old Jonesboro woman has been arrested for trafficking at least two teenage girls.

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has charged Jessica Washington with trafficking, pimping, enticing a child and keeping a place of prostitution.

GBI spokesman John Bankhead said the two victims lived at Washington's apartment, and she forced them to have sex with men for money.

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A 14-year-old girl was rescued and is receiving appropriate care and treatment, Bankhead said. Police are still looking for a 16-year-old victim.

Washington is being held in the Clayton County Jail. More charges are pending.

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