Multi-state human trafficking operation leads to over 100 arrests, including one in Nebraska

A 12-state human trafficking operation, which included Nebraska, led to over 100 arrests and dozens of victims being identified by law enforcement.

According to Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson's office, 102 arrests and 47 victims were identified as part of Operation United Front. The operation began Thursday and went into early Friday morning, and was coordinated by the Missouri Attorney General's Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Multiple law enforcement agencies from both Nebraska and Iowa participated in the operation.

Nebraska law enforcement conducted sex trafficking operations in three locations, including Scottsbluff, Kearney and South Sioux City. During which, among other arrests, a man was arrested for seeking to purchase sex acts with a 15-year-old girl who was actually an undercover police officer.