Arrests Following Raid At A14 Car Wash

28 January 2015, 13:16

Police raid A14 car wash, and arrest four men on suspicion of labour exploitation.

The raid took place on Monday night at Swavesey, along with HMRC, HSE and South Cambs Council, as part of a joint investigation into potential exploitation.

Officers spoke with people there to establish what their current employment and living conditions were. Each worker was interviewed and given the opportunity to be taken into voluntary protective custody in the form of the National Referral Mechanism.

Four men, aged 21-73 have been arrested on suspicion of labour exploitation.

Five men and one woman, all of Romanian origin, were spoken to by officers and have been taken into voluntary protective custody in the form of the National Referral Mechanism."

Wednesday Update 1pm

The four men arrested in connection with Monday night's activity have all been bailed to return to Parkside Police Station on March 17.