In many ways, the men connected to Holbeck have more to hide than the women. There were the Eastern Europeans who seemed to stick together and were reluctant to have anything to do with us - lots of people told us they were just here for a short time to earn money.
The night she died, I spoke to her then I went home because I'd made my money. I worry that she could get hurt.
Driving around in a hire car at night meant we were either punters, rex or voyeurs who had heard about the scheme and had just come along to stare. But the women were all shocked by what happened to Daria Pionko just before Christmas.
Some said they felt more comfortable reporting incidents to the police, others thought the regular patrols put the punters off. The year-old had been working the streets here for just 10 months before she was found beaten to death, right across the street from where I met Sammi Jo.
Its owner, Paul, had filled it with knick-knacks; porcelain ornaments, posters of Hendrix and the Beatles. One thing that struck me in the house was a parrot, mute, sunderand a cage.
But when we last saw her at home, she was quiet and withdrawn, her head resting on her knees on the sofa, waiting to score. BBC Three The women have a good memory for cars and registration s. He was an older, quietly spoken man esccorts seemed to just wait around and get shouted at by Sammi Jo and her sister Stacey Ann.
But drive along after 7pm and things become very strange. They were too busy trying to make money. As soon as her drugs had been dropped off, you could see her confidence returning. The women we met during our short time in Holbeck were all different.
He felt sympathy for Debi and blamed her sex work on her drug habit. None of the women said sunderlamd had pimps, but talking to them you realised that most of their relationships with men were abusive in some way.
Originally published 12 July Her semi-detached house zond few miles from Leeds is bare, save for a TV, two sofas and a ceramic hedgehog that her beloved granddad gave her when she was a. about sharing If you drive along Holbeck Lane in Leeds during the day, past the animal feed wholesaler, nail bar and car dealerships, it's pretty much like any out-of-town industrial area.
She breeds and sells them, and tries never to miss their feed times. I wanted to speak to them and find out what they thought of this new approach from the police and the council and to see if they felt any safer since the ban had sinderland lifted.
On the street she was always loud and confident, shouting at other women not to approach her punters and swapping cigarettes. Rred included. And as for the cars that cruised around - white vans, family estates, all sorts - none of them stopped for longer than it takes for someone to negotiate a price and get into the passenger seat. The only men we saw on the street were young l on mountain bikes.
He was jailed for life in July More from News. I thought they were running drugs but none of the women knew exactly what they were up to. Daria and Sammi Jo knew each other to share cigarettes: "Some of rec girls can be stand-offish but Daria was lovely. Sammi Jo is 29 and was brought up in and out of care in Hartlepool. After a zons stilted approaches, we managed to start up some conversations, albeit grabbed in between the women going off in cars and hurrying to score.