3 Arrested in Massage Parlor Prostitution Sting

Bridgeport police arrested three women on Wednesday night during a sting operation at an illegal massage parlor, called the American Asian Modeling Studio.

The officers, dressed in civilian clothes, went to the Asian Modeling Studio at 3853 Main Street at about 10 p.m. on Thursday to conduct an undercover operation.

They said they spoke with to a woman through a barred door and received a price quoted price for massage and sexual services, but were told to come back because the woman working that night was busy with another client, police said.

The officers returned later, went into the salon and arrested Yongyul Kim, 75, and Jo Hall Kum, 53, who were charged with promoting prostitution and for failing to have a state massage establishment license.

Chuyoung Jang, 46, was charged with prostitution and with state licensing violations.

Their bonds were set at $2,500 each.

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