A teenager is now in police protection following a human trafficking police operation during Thursday morning.Advertisement
Preston Police carried out a stop on a Vauxhall Corsa in New Hall Lane during the early hours.
A 17-year-old girl was found in the car and three people have been arrested.
The two men, aged 23 and 33, and a woman, aged 36, have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking and are in custody.
The incident is the latest in a series of raids and operations aimed at tackling modern slavery.
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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.