US Marshals Rescue 39 Missing Children, Arrest Suspects on Trafficking Charges After Two-Week Operation

Published: August 31, 2020  Updated: August 31, 2020 at 9:46 am EST

Over the course of a two-week period, U.S. Marshals have tracked down 39 missing children in Georgia and Florida.

During the initiative “Operation Not Forgotten,” the U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit worked alongside the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and partnered with state and local agencies in Georgia to rescue 26 missing children. Officials also safety located 13 others.

The ages of the children ranged from 3 to 17, according to WAGA-TV. The U.S. Marshals Service identified 15 of the kids as victims of sex trafficking.

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