NYC: Brooklyn prostitution market carries on despite storm, NYPD deterrence

Brooklyn’s open-air prostitution market was up and running over the weekend — with the only deterrence some thunderstorms that blew through Saturday into early Sunday as law enforcement continued to largely sit back and observe the brazen enterprise.

The four-block industrial stretch where scantily clad women — many of them likely trafficking victims under the thumb of nearby pimps — have openly enticed motorists for months fell quiet during the downpour.

But as soon as the rain subsided early Sunday, the women slowly emerged, stopping cars and riding off with strangers in a cycle that The Post witnessed throughout the night.

Though the number of women working the stretch — and johns seeking their services — appeared down following last week’s front-page Post exposé, those who continued to take to the streets encountered little new in the way of law enforcement pushback.


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