18th Feb, 2020

Six arrested for alleged child sex exploitation and drug trafficking in Worcester

Lorna Morris 8th Feb, 2018 Updated: 12th Feb, 2018

SIX men were arrested in Worcester last Thursday (8 February) in connection with an investigation into reported child sex exploitation and drugs trafficking offences.

Warrants were executed at seven residential properties and three business premises in the south east of the city in relation to the investigation under the Misuse of Drugs Act and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

A 19-year-old man from Worcester who was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply has been released under investigation.

A 20-year-old man, a 23-year-old man, a 24-year-old man and two 25-year-old men, all from Worcester, who were also arrested have now been released on bail with conditions.

If anyone has any concerns relating to child sexual exploitation, they are encouraged to call West Mercia Police on 101.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via their website.

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