curb-crawler

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curb-crawler

A person who drives around looking to solicit prostitutes. Primarily heard in US. Don't go into that neighborhood after dark—it's known for prostitutes and curb-crawlers.
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If a kerb crawler sees one of these cameras then the residents plagued by these people day in day out might get a bit of relief.
Inspector Gary Gamesby with surveillance tapes of a kerb crawler picking up a prostitute
PC Stacey Paterson, from Walsall Police, said: "I've heard some excuses before but in the 10 years that I have been a police officer I have never heard a kerb crawler covering up his crimes by claiming to be buying tomatoes
West Midlands Police this morning became the first force in the country to arrest a kerb crawler as they staged a massive operation targeting men cruising Birmingham streets for sex.
A KERB crawler has revealed how he went to prostitutes for seven years without being caught - until he went to a red light district in Coventry.
In 2004 a prostitute would have to work 10 or 15 minutes before a kerb crawler would pick her up - now she could be working all night before she found business.
The posters feature a dramatic image of a kerb crawler trapped in the gutter with the headline: "Kerb-crawlers end up behind bars.
The poignant letter from the wife of a kerb crawler, which we publish on Page 3 today, gives a heartrending insight into the way the prostitution trade on Teesside can destroy families.