New Brunswick RCMP say six men have been arrested in connection with a prostitution sting in the Moncton area.

RCMP conducted an operation in the Victoria Park and Dufferin Street areas on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to curb sex trade activities in Greater Moncton.

Police say five of the men are from New Brunswick and another is from Nova Scotia. They range in age from 38 to 78 years old.

All six men were released on promises to appear in Moncton provincial court on Jan. 27.