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Cops: Man searched for hooker with kid in tow

Police arrested 25 people in a prostitution sweep in New Britain Thursday, including a man who brought his child along during his alleged search for a prostitute.

Gonzalo Paredes, 32, of New Britian was charged with patronizing a prostitute and risk of injury to or impairing the morals of children. He was picked up while trying to solicit a prostitute Wednesday evening, police said.  Paredes' child was in the car when he was arrested.  Police did not release the child's age.

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An undercover female officer posed as a prostitute during the sweep, police said. In all, 23 people were charged with patronizing a prostitute and two were charged with prostitution.

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