Sgt Louis McCoy said: "We will be continuing the same format as on Operation Dobbin - there are going to be no radical overhauls or changes. The two cannot work separately, they have to work hand in hand.
About sharing prostitytes captionProstitution has been a problem in Swindon's Broadgreen area for a of years Prostitutes as young as 13 are working the streets in Swindon's town centre, the BBC has been told. Work in partnership "It's a two-pronged approach of support and enforcement as it always has been, just that we've brought that on to our local policing team.
Sex worker Glenice Cottrell, 46, talking prostittutes the Broadgreen area, said teenagers thought it was "easy money.
The neighbourhood policing team in the town centre has now taken over dealing with the issue. Chris Stickler, of Swindon's Community Safety Partnership, said: "Most street sex workers are working the streets to support their own or a partner's drug use.
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However, Sgt McCoy said that those women who refused to seek support and counselling with their problems would face arrest. Ms Cottrell told the BBC: "Come here at the weekend and you'll get year-old girls to year-old girls out here.
Prostitution has been a problem in the area for many years. The "befriending" scheme was named Operation Dobbin.