Seven women identified as human trafficking victims have been removed from three massage parlors in Joplin.
Police say the women are receiving help to ensure their well-being and safety.
Officers say search warrants were served Thursday at 2906 south Main, 500 East 32nd Street, Suite #4, and 1329 East 32nd Street, Suite #5.
Rapha House assisted police with the investigation.
No arrests were made Thursday, but police stress the investigation is far from over.