Henrico Police Call Posts About Short Pump Being Human Trafficking Hot Spot A Rumor

(Henrico)- Henrico police say they can’t substantiate that Short Pump is a human trafficking hot spot. Henrico’s Police Chief says this started with social media posts claiming western Henrico County is being targeted by human traffickers. He says human trafficking is a serious problem, but they have detectives constantly working on it. The chief says if they did have reason to think the posts were true, they would inform the community.