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Westport Woman, 71, Arrested On Prostitution Charge

Westport resident Sygun Liebhart, 71, is facing a prostitution charge in Glastonbury.
Westport resident Sygun Liebhart, 71, is facing a prostitution charge in Glastonbury. Photo Credit: Contributed: Glastonbury Police Department

WESTPORT, Conn. – A 71-year-old Westport woman was charged with prostitution in Glastonbury on Friday after police said she was seeking to get paid for sex.

Sygun Liebhart, of Easton Road, placed an escort ad on the website Backpage.com, using the name “Lola,” Glastonbury police said in a statement.

An undercover officer was sent to Liebhart’s hotel room at the Homewood Suites in Glastonbury, police said. Once a deal for sexual acts was arranged, she was taken into custody by members of the East Central Narcotics Task Force, police said.

Liebhart was charged with prostitution, a misdemeanor. Her bond was set at $500.