US marshals rescue 45 missing children as part of ‘Operation Autumn Hope’

Authorities arrested around 179 individuals for various sex crimes during the operation.

U.S. marshals in Ohio rescued 45 missing children and 109 additional human trafficking survivors during “Operation Autumn Hope,” the state’s attorney general announced.

Ohio Attorney General David Yost said it was the largest anti-human trafficking effort in state history.

Photo provided by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office

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