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Pop up brothels are flooding the UK from Swindon

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Pop up brothels are flooding Swindon with foreign prostitutes and going in days before moving on to other towns and cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle & Middlesbrough.

Wiltshire Police confirmed that every week as many of 40 new sex-workers are flooding Swindon before heading to another town or city.

Police are dealing with reports of temporary brothels in which rooms are rented for a few days and then they are gone to ensure they evade detection.

Where rooms can’t be found such as in Cumbria they are booking hotel rooms in the lakes and booking the services online.

It is believed they are part of a “transient” crime gang who are trafficking women from Poland and Romania.

Devon and Cornwall Police have already said they had discovered 14 pop-up brothels in the last six months in Newquay which is popular with stag and hen parties.

The numbers discovered are believed to be the tip of the iceberg with more expected to be found in the summer.

The business has all now got to grips with the latest technology and social media. The women no longer need to leave the rooms they are renting it’s all based on the internet now.

Cumbria Police confirmed that hotel guests in the Lake District had contacted police to inform them hotel rooms were being used as brothels offering weekend stays. Officers say these crime gangs are all linked to human trafficking along with refugees.

 

The National Police Chiefs Council said that pop up brothels is now widespread, properties are rented and then they are gone after a few days to another town or city. However, Swindon does appear to be more ‘extensive’ than anywhere else in the UK.Det Sgt Chris Hitchcock of Wiltshire Police said: “Many of these women move between addresses within the town as well as outside of it. “Of these 40, we estimate they populate 20 to 30 brothels in short-term to medium-term rental properties.” He added that officers “look to intervene and see if we can offer safeguarding, and see if organised crime is involved, as often as we can”.

Sgt Chris Hitchcock of Wiltshire Police said: “Many of these women move between addresses within the town as well as outside of it. “Of these 40, we estimate they populate 20 to 30 brothels in short-term to medium-term rental properties.” He added that officers “look to intervene and see if we can offer to safeguard, and see if organised crime is involved, as often as we can”.

A spokeswoman for the NPCC said: “We have seen an increase in the set-up of pop-up brothels across a number of force areas. While this is relatively widespread, it is still an emerging issue and does not present consistently across the country.

“The reports from Newquay have raised new challenges as it is the first time that we have been made aware of holiday lettings being used locally in this way. We will be developing more intelligence to ensure we protect those who may be victims of slavery and sex trafficking.”

Wiltshire Police has confirmed they are monitoring almost 190 women believe to be involved in sex work within the Swindon area.

Det Sgt Chris Hitchcock of Wiltshire Police said: “Many of these women move between addresses within the town as well as outside of it. “Of these 40, we estimate they populate 20 to 30 brothels in short-term to medium-term rental properties.” He added that officers “look to intervene and see if we can offer to safeguard, and see if organised crime is involved, as often as we can”.

The problem of pop-up brothels is also persistent in Middlesbrough where it is believed they are occupying the Linthorpe area, Sex workers have always been a problem within this area.

 

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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Awww Cleveland Police have just recruited these four legged friends

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Put your paws up for our two new recruits, Maggie and Skye who are the newest and youngest additions to the Force. At just 12 weeks old, the two English Springer Spaniels will soon begin their training to become Specialist Search Dogs.

Dog Trainer Constable Darren Gobie and Police Constable Chris Lambert are the lucky handlers of the pups. PC Lambert teamed up with a year 4 class at Myton Park School in Ingleby Barwick and allowed them to choose Skye’s name.

Chris and Skye will regularly visit the school over the next 18 months to allow them to follow her training process.

Speaking of the collaboration with the school, PC Lambert said: “I thought it would be a great idea to tie in with a school in the local community.

Recruiting new dogs is a huge deal and it’s an exciting and educational opportunity for the pupils to meet a police dog, choose her name collectively as a team and to better understand the training process for police dogs, and police roles in general.

The children were delighted to participate in this and I am sure they will all build a lovely bond with Skye over the coming months.”

PC Lambert, along with partner agencies will also be using the visits to the school to deliver lessons on internet safety and safety around animals.

The officers and the dogs will need to work very closely as team throughout the training process to build a special bond together.

Training is both mentally and physically challenging for both the dogs and handlers, as every programme must be passed to qualify.

Specialist dogs are used to detect a range of things with their highly developed sense of smell such as money, explosives, drugs and firearms.

They are also trained to work in public places including licenses premises to search for people in possession of narcotics.

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