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.
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.
The posters feature a dramatic image of a kerb crawler trapped in the gutter with the headline: "Kerb-crawlers end up behind bars." The strapline reads: 'Wolverhampton hates kerb-crawling.
The guidelines drawn up by the Teesside justices list the factors which the bench must take into account when sentencing a kerb crawler.