NEW BEDFORD — Seven people were arrested Tuesday as part of a prostitution sting. New Bedford Police say the sting was part of a continuous effort from the department to target prostitution in the city’s North End.

Narcotics detectives conducted the sting utilizing an undercover female officer.

Seven people were arrested as a result: 48-year-old Brandon J. Baptista of New Bedford; 35-year-old Aaron Williams of New Bedford; 56-year-old Leonel P. Almeida of New Bedford; 43-year-old Jason J. McCormack of Fairhaven; 30-year-old Mckenzy F. Blanc of Fall River; 56-year-old Leonard Page of West Wareham; and 28-year-old Olga Herrera of New Bedford.

--New Bedford Police