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Woman, 70, arrested in connection with human trafficking offences in Ipswich



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A 70-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with human trafficking offences in Ipswich.

The suspect was arrested at a premises in Upper Orwell Street on Monday on suspicion of human trafficking (for sexual exploitation) under the Modern Slavery Act, managing a brothel and controlling prostitution.

She was taken to Martlesham Police Investgation Centre for questioning and has been bailed pending further inquiries to answer on November 16, 2021.

A 70-year-old woman has been arrested on human trafficking offences.
A 70-year-old woman has been arrested on human trafficking offences.

If you suspect modern day slavery is taking place where you live, go to the following link for more information on what to look for: https://www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/assault-abuse-threats/modern-slavery-and-human-trafficking

Anyone with knowledge of suspicious activity in the area should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference: 37/58268/21

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