A man has been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking in Rugby after police raided a car wash and home

Three victims of alleged human trafficking were identified by police after raids at a car wash and a home in Rugby.

Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 3:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 9:01 pm
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Warwickshire Police said it launched an investigation following allegations of modern slavery and human trafficking

Earlier today (Wednesday 28 November), police carried out warrants at a hand car wash in Rugby and a residential property in Abbey Street, Rugby. They arrested a 33-year-old man from Rugby on suspicion of human trafficking.

Officers said that three alleged victims were identified and measures have been put in place to safeguard them.

Investigations are ongoing

Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries should call 101 quoting incident 113 of 27 November 2018. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

You can also contact the Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700. For more information go to www.modernslaveryhelpline.org