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Three from Preston charged with human trafficking offences

Posted on - 24th May, 2017 - 10:05am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, News
One of the raids carried out as part of the operation. Credit: Lancashire Police

Three people have been charged by police in connection with human trafficking offences.

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Two men and a woman were arrested after a vehicle was stopped by police in Preston.

Officers found the group, as well as a 23-year-old woman, on board. The two men were arrested at the scene and a 36-year-old woman later arrested on suspicion of trafficking offences.

All were bailed until yesterday (May 23) and subsequently charged by detectives.

Alin Nistor, 23, Ion Calin, 33 and Delia Boar, 36, all of Acregate Lane, Preston, were charged with conspiring to traffic for sexual exploitation and conspiring to incite prostitution for gain.

They are due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court on June 8.

More: Preston men charged as part of major human trafficking operation

The charges are part of Operation Ludlow, a Lancashire Police investigation into allegations of human trafficking for the purposes of prostitution.

To pass on information anonymously you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or complete an anonymous form online www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

If you think that someone is in immediate danger call 999, if you suspect slavery is happening and there is no immediate threat to life then contact us on 101.

Lancashire Victims Services are also here to offer help and support, even if you haven’t reported a crime to the police. Contact them on 0300 323 0085.

There is also a national Modern Slavery Helpline offering confidential help and advice, you can also report information to them on 08000 121 700.

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