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Four arrests made in Bristol human trafficking investigation

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking. Credit: PA

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking and slavery offences linked to a nail bar in Bristol.

Avon and Somerset Police received a call on July 31 reporting concerns for a woman’s welfare.

Officers attended a nail bar in the Southmead area of Bristol, where a woman was located and taken to a place of safety.

Searches were carried out at the premises and a residential address in St Pauls.

Four people were arrested on suspicion of trafficking/slavery offences, three women, aged 46, 24 and 21 and an 18-year-old man.