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Two Women Face Prostitution Charges In Manchester

Two Women Face Prostitution Charges In Manchester

A regional task force arrested two women at a West Center Street spa that was a front for prostitution, police said Friday.

Shuying Whitmore, 57, and Lihua Zhang, 58, were both charged with promoting prostitution.

The East Central Narcotics Task Force had learned that the Bright Spa, 73 West Center St., was being used for prostitution, a news release said. After police served a search warrant on Thursday, officials shut the business down due to multiple code violations found by local and state building and fire officials, task force leader Sgt. Matthew Pace said. The place was being used as a commercial business and a residence, which was deemed a violation, and the business...