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Carrickfergus residents' fury at prostitute operating sex den next to youth club

By Tony Allen

A prostitute who is selling sex from a house right next to a youth club could face a picket outside her front door.

Furious residents of the Woodburn estate in Carrickfergus -- Northern Ireland's oldest town -- are up in arms over the seedy antics of Jo Scott.

The South African born prostitute has been welcoming paying customers into her home on Hawthorn Avenue for the past fortnight.

Neighbours have reported seeing dirty old men on the hunt for sex coming and going at all hours of the night.

But what is annoying them most is that shameless Scott's lair is right next to Sunnylands Youth Centre.

The complex caters for hundreds of kids who visit there on a daily basis.

One neighbour said: "I can't believe there is a prostitute operating next door to the youth club, it's a disgrace."


Another resident told this newspaper: "Hopefully she will leave when she is exposed by Sunday Life. If she doesn't we'll have a protest outside her front door."

Brown-haired Scott, who claims to be 43-years-old but looks much older, has been selling sex from 71 Hawthorn Avenue for the past month.

She charges £50 for 15 minutes, £70 for 30 minutes and £120 for the hour.

The prostitute says she will not have full sex with a customer unless they pay a minimum of £70.

An undercover Sunday Life reporter visited her den on Thursday afternoon on the pretence of organising an upcoming stag night sex party.

Glasses-wearing Scott, who looked like she had just crawled out of bed, welcomed our man inside the dimly-lit and dingy house.

She showed us upstairs to a smelly bedroom that was filled with moisturisers and lubricants. The hooker, who was wearing a grubby fleece, immediately started talking about her favourite subject -- money.

Sex-mad Scott said: "Half an hour is £70, and one hour is £120, and that's everything.

"Don't make him too drunk. If he's too drunk he won't last," she added, referring to the pretend stag.

"I will be here all day."

Scott, who admits "doing this a long time", advertises herself on the seedy Adultwork escort website. She provides an email address for anyone interested in having sex with her. Potential customers who send a message receive a reply containing her untraceable pay-as-you-go mobile number.

They are then asked to phone Scott -- who uses the nickname 'Wetter and Hornier' -- to arrange a booking.

She is not the only hooker currently selling sex in Carrickfergus.

A 44-year-old woman also advertises on the Adultwork website.

Locals suspect she too is operating out of the sex den on Hawthorn Avenue that is just yards from the Sunnylands Youth Centre.

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