Norfolk & Suffolk: Trafficking Arrests

Six people have been arrested in Norfolk and Suffolk on suspicion of trafficking and the unlicensed supply of workers.

The arrests were made this morning, Wednesday 2 April, as part of a joint operation between Norfolk Police, Suffolk Police and the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA). They were investigating people trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation.

A warrant was executed in Great Yarmouth which resulted in the arrest of three men and a woman. The men, aged 29, 32 and 33 years old and all from the town were arrested on suspicion of trafficking and unlicensed supply of workers.

A 22-year-old woman also from Great Yarmouth was arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

All four were taken to the Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre.

In Suffolk police arrested a 29-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds and a 37-year-old woman from Ipswich also on suspicion of trafficking and supplying unlicensed workers.

Both were taken to the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.

If anyone suspects someone of being involved in people trafficking they are asked to contact police immediately on 101.

UPDATE 3rd April

All six people have been released on bail and are due to return to police on May 29th.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Noel Vine

12pm - 4pm

Text 'ANGLIA' to 82122

Noel Vine

On TV: The Perfect Christmas Song!

1pm - 2pm

Watch heart TV

  • Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is You

    Now

    iTunes

  • Sam Smith Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

    13:53

    iTunes

  • Shakin' Stevens Merry Christmas Everyone

    13:49

    iTunes

  • The Pogues, Kirsty Maccoll Fairytale Of New York

    13:45

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter