This time kerb crawlers are the main aim.
A warning this time for both the girl and the man. During the four hour operation a of men are stopped, all live within a few minutes drive away.
It's a move away from the traditional police tactics of targeting the girls. A wake prostitutse call at a nearby house sees one young man arrested on suspicion of kerb crawling and impersonating a police officer. At the local police station a small team, including one Asian officer, get briefed on the night's Operation Reassurance.
We're not specifically targeting Asian males - but all males who are kerb crawling in the Small Heath and Bordesely Green area. That's why they're about to head out and distribute leaflets in English and Urdu.
Within a few minutes the officers have information that a of known girls are out looking for business. During tonight's 'Operation Reassurance' two arrests are made, police act on information offered by one prostitute.
For locals, back alleys near gardens and houses have become hotspots, condoms and drugs paraphernalia litter the dark alleyways. In unmarked police cars, plain clothes officer head out. I do find coevntry staggering that people are prepared to use prostitutes on their own doorstep and effectively bring down the credit of their own area.
At night Small Heath in Birmingham is alive, not with the traders that populate the area in the day but prostitutes coventry road prostitutes the length of Coventry Road, some stand blatently under roide adverts, others disappear quickly down side streets. After a while, with a leaflet in his hand, car checks done, the man drives away lrostitutes into the darkness.
The leaflets prostitites of the consequences if men are caught. A warning Police officer speaking to a prostitute The police move in and speak to the driver. Soon one car pulls up at the corner of a street and stops to talk to one of the girls - it's clear what's happening.