A professional golfer, a teacher and several college students were among 40 suspected of traveling to meet minors for sex in an undercover sting in Osceola County, the Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

The arrests were the result of a weeklong, undercover operation led by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, dubbed “Operation Red Cheeks.” The operation ran from Jan. 8 through Monday.

Undercover detectives posed as children, or as parents or guardians, to chat online with the suspects, who traveled to an arranged meeting location in Osceola County for sex with a child, deputies said.

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