Residents tell of moment Sunderland home was raided in human trafficking probe
Residents living on a Wearside street have told of the moment police raided a home as part of a probe into human trafficking this morning. Thirteen arrests have been made across the North East on Anti-Slavery Day, with properties in the Houghton and Washington areas among those searched.
Eight men and five women have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking people into the UK for exploitation, and remain in police custody. The investigation surrounds Polish people.
Two men and two women who are believed by police to be victims of exploitation were discovered during the searches, and have... read more
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