R egular clients and sex workers of Amsterdam's red-light district were stormed last week by a group of intruders who threatened to disrupt the status quo of the world's most notorious prostitution center. The party of uninvited guests -- a tour of 60 Scottish schoolchildren -- stopped traffic with their appearance, distracting locals and causing sex workers to drop their business and take photographs. Adding insult to injury, the kids didn't even buy anything. Even Dutch children don't dare wander into the infamous red-light area, which is quite obvious to anyone who lives there. But the Scottish teenagers claimed to be lost, sidetracked from a scheduled rugby and hockey tour. Amused at the spectacle, tourists and locals grabbed cameras and began taking photos of the pupils.
Teenagers storm red-light district
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Pupils living near a legal red light district have been propositioned for sex and their head teacher said he feared one of them could be abducted. One girl said she was asked for sex as she walked through the zone to school and head teacher Ben Mallinson said he was worried pupils could be harmed. Leeds council urged anyone with concerns to get in touch. Many students from The Ruth Gorse Academy have to walk through the managed red light district to get to school. They said it was a daily occurrence to see sex workers, used condoms and discarded needles lying around and felt at risk. One pupil who was propositioned said a man approached her and asked if she was "open for business". I barely got down the street and I was approached by a man asking if I was a prostitute," she said.
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