Ch Supt Julian Moss
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Police: 'Slavery' raids were pre-planned

Three men, all believed to be victims of slavery, have been rescued following a series of raids in the Bristol area.

Eight properties were raided following an investigation into forced labour and human trafficking by Avon and Somerset Police and partner agencies.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of slavery offences and five others on suspicion of various other offences.

Speaking to the BBC, Ch Supt Julian Moss, head of CID at Avon and Somerset Police, said that the raids had been pre-planned and involved a number of other agencies.

  • 08 Dec 2013
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