Oshkosh police bust 8 men during human trafficking sting

File photo of Oshkosh police patch. (WLUK/Gabrielle Mays)

OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- Police arrested eight men in a human trafficking sting operation Wednesday.

The Oshkosh Police Department says it arrested the men, who were offering to pay for sex.

The men ranged in age from 18 to 57. They were from Brillion, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Neenah, Pewaukee and Cedarburg.

Police are recommending prostitution charges against all of the men. One was jailed on a probation violation.

Thursday is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. To learn more about the issue, how it affects Northeast Wisconsin and what's being done about it, watch a special roundtable discussion.

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