Gwent slavery inquiry

Police investigation alleged slavery offences in Gwent say their search of a site in Peterstone, Wentloog, should be completed this week. Three men have been charged with slavery offences.

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Man found in slavery inquiry

A man has been found by police investigating alleged offences in relation to slavery.

Officers went to an address in the St Brides area of Newport and found a 60-year-old British man.

Gwent Police say three men from the area have been arrested on suspicion of slavery and servitude offences.

It comes two days after a Polish man was recovered from a farm in Marshfield, near Newport.

This investigation is dynamic and fast moving and involves a number of different agencies working together in partnership. I can reassure residents that we are doing all we can to progress the investigation and we continue to be grateful for their continued support and understanding.

– Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths

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