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North Yorkshire Police - Traffic Police

Suspected modern slavery offences uncovered by Harrogate traffic police

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A routine stop by traffic cops resulted in three arrests connected to modern slavery offences.

Officers pulled over a silver Audi A4 saloon car on Burn Bridge Road at Pannal, , just before 3am on Tuesday (25 August 2020).

Following checks on the vehicle and the occupants, a 47-year-old man from and a 32-year-old woman from Birmingham were arrested for suspected modern slavery and people trafficking offences. Following questioning, they have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

A 23-year-old woman from was also arrested for possession of a Class A drug. No further action was taken against her and officers have provided safeguarding support.




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