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Woman accused of trying to lure runaway teens into prostitution

Alisha George, 25, of Lake City arrested on multiple charges

Booking photo of Alisha George
Booking photo of Alisha George

LAKE CITY, Fla. – Police on Sunday arrested a Lake City woman accused of trying to lure runaway teenagers into prostitution. 

Alisha George, 25, is facing multiple charges, including kidnapping, child neglect and drug possession. 

According to the Lake City Police Department, the mother of one of the runaway teens told officers that she believed her child was being held at the Cypress Inn. 

Police said George tried to hide the teenagers in a room. The teens later told police George was giving them drugs.

Investigators said they believe, in doing that, George was trying to convince them to become prostitutes.

George was booked into the Columbia County Jail, where she's being held without bond.