By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ROBINSON, Pa. (KDKA) – Two men in Robinson Township were arrested as part of a human trafficking investigation.READ MORE: Community Celebrates Baldwin High School Hockey Team's State Championship
Investigators allege John Carter and Simon Whaby both tried to solicit services from undercover agents posing as underage children and adult traffickers.READ MORE: Colonel Raymond L. Hyland Takes Over Command Of 171st Air Refueling Wing
Both face a long list of charges in the case and are due in court next month.
“Our Organized Crime Unit has been very active in investigating human trafficking cases across Pennsylvania, and will continue to prosecute offenders who exploit children and create a market for human trafficking,” said Attorney General Shapiro in a press release.MORE NEWS: Mayor Bill Peduto Hints At Possible Fourth Of July Celebration In Downtown Pittsburgh
“Thanks to strong collaboration with our local law enforcement partners, we will hold these individuals accountable for their crimes, and uncover child predators – wherever we find them.”