Phoenix police served a search warrant early Wednesday morning to a strip club under suspicion for prostitution.

The Sunset Strip on University Avenue was raided by police around 7 a.m.

The raid damaged parts of the building and witnesses say shut down University Avenue for some time.

"We got in this morning and everything was blocked, can't [sic] get in," said Ramon Chaparro, who owns the auto repair shop next door.

He said the adult entertainment club has been a longtime staple on University Avenue.

"I see people every day going in and out," Chaparro said.

He said that he's met the owner of the Sunset Strip and doesn't believe anything illegal was happening inside.

Police say at least five people were transported and questioned by police. None of them appeared to be underage, officers said.

No word on how many people were officially arrested or if the owner will face charges.

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