Police swoop on businesses in crackdown on slavery
Police have begun a series of swoops on businesses and homes across Lancashire looking for potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking.
Visits to premises like nail bars, car washes, massage parlours and homes suspected of being run as brothels, are part of a week-long crackdown by the county constabulary.
And today Lancashire was hosting its first-ever conference for frontline workers to coincide with National Anti-Slavery Day.
Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, who was due to open the conference at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel at Clayton-le-Moors, said: “Modern... read more