More arrests made during probe into human trafficking centred around Sheffield and Stockton

More arrests have been made as part of a police probe into human trafficking centred around Sheffield and Stockton.

Four men were arrested on Friday, bringing the total now under investigation to 14.

The men, aged between 22 and 34, were arrested for offences including rape, sexual assault, conspiracy to rape and conspiracy to commit human trafficking.

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Four more arrests in human trafficking probe following reports women were ‘moved around and raped’

There has been a series of raids around Teesside :: Probe launched after victim told of terrifying sex trade between Teesside and Sheffield

Four more men have been arrested after a major operation into human trafficking.

Two more properties, one in Middlesbrough and one in Stockton, were raided by officers over the past week and four more men were taken into custody.

It follows huge co-ordinated raids involving 150 police officers last week which saw seven houses in Stockton targeted and nine men arrested, along with one in Sheffield.

The operation was launched after a vulnerable young victim made allegations about the terrifying trade between Teesside and South Yorkshire in which victims were trafficked and sexually abused.

It’s believed that victims have been raped by a number of men after being driven to homes around Teesside.

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