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Partners of HIV positive prostitute urged to get tested

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A woman who police say is a well-known prostitute with HIV is charged with Aggravated Prostitution. Now those who could have been with Harden in the past are urged to get tested.

Police say 34-year-old Misty Lee Harden was arrested Monday when she was caught performing oral sex in the parking lot of a grocery store on East 23rd Street.

Court records show Harden has five previous prostitution charges. They also show Harden was court ordered to take an HIV and stay away from Willow Street, Rossville Boulevard, 23rd Street, and Main Street on December 18, 2012.

The man caught with Harden, 37-year-old Shawn Olin Parks, was charged with Patronizing Prostitution.

The police reports shows the arresting officer requested Harden's case not be pleaded out in sessions court.

The Hamilton County Health Department provides FREE HIV tests.

Click here to learn more about its testing or to find a location. 

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