Street prostitution is crippling Rochester, N.Y.'s Lyell Avenue neighborhood. The high concentration of prostitution here is hurting area businesses and affecting area families.

If you are a "john" who solicits prostitutes in our neighborhood, we have a simple message for you: your relationship with our neighborhood is over. Stop coming here. You will get caught. The Rochester Police Department is stepping up prostitution sweeps in the area and will make more arrests.

If you are a Lyell Avenue area neighbor or business, please consider joining our campaign against street prostitution.


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