Three Buffalo women have been arrested on prostitution charges and are accused of plying their illegal trade in Amherst hotels, police in that town announced this evening.

Amherst police would not say how long, or in which lodgings, Latwona A. Hawkins, 23; Eunice M. Alvarado, 26; and Linushka Pagan, 20, had allegedly been involved in prostitution, or what prompted their investigation.