Police warn public to be alert to signs of modern slavery - The Rugby Observer

Police warn public to be alert to signs of modern slavery

Rugby Editorial 31st Dec, 2023   0

MODERN slavery is taking place in cannabis farms hidden across Warwickshire.

Warwickshire Police is warning the public that cannabis grows which are frequently set up by organised criminal gangs are being operated by people forced into slavery.

Det Sgt Paul Vines of the force’s Trafficking and Exploitation team has produced a video to explain more about the links between modern slavery and cannabis farms in Warwickshire.

Visit https://youtu.be/9cw8lwyMF8E to watch the full video.

Anyone who suspects there is slavery taking place in their area is asked to report it to police as soon as possible.

Visit www.warwickshire.police.uk/report, or provide information anonymously to CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.


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