Two Rockford lingerie shops shut down, condemned by city

ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) -- Two Rockford lingerie shops are shut down after police raided the buildings Friday afternoon.

Officers executed search warrants at both Chantilly Lace and Exclusive Lingerie boutique on 7th Street. Code violations were issued forcing the businesses to shut down. Police say during the raid, several women were detained and questioned by investigators but no one has been charged at this time. This investigation is ongoing. Police say when it’s completed, charges will be filed against those found in violation. The police department and mayor's office on domestic violence and human trafficking prevention says it’s committed to ending the demand of the commercial sex trade industry in the city.