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Ipswich – woman arrested

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Police have arrested a woman in connection with human trafficking offences in Ipswich.

Officers made the arrest on Monday 18 October at a premises on Upper Orwell Street.

A 70 year old woman was arrested 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 Investigation Centre for questioning and has been bailed pending further enquiries to answer on 16 November 2021.

If you suspect modern day slavery is taking place where you live, click on this link for more information for the signs to spot:
https://www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/assault-abuse-threats/modern-slaver...

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

Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

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