Inthe police service in London, Ontario is faced with growing complaints about street-level prostitution in a neighbourhood prostirution to make an economic. Home Office figures showed 70 brothels were raided in those boroughs between January and Augustwith another 33 targeted in Westminster and Camden. But in the rest of London a total of 29 raids took place during that time.
A report by City Hall found 80 brothels had been shut in Newham in 18 months. Miriam Merkova, manager for Toynbee Hall's Safe Exit, which works on street prostitution, said: "We are concerned that in the run-up to the Olympics, increased levels of enforcement and new bail conditions imposed on women have made them more vulnerable to crime and violence.
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The charity said it worried that bail conditions. About sharing image captionA total of 29 women aged 20 to 40 believed to be victims of trafficking were rescued in the operation by the Met Seventeen people have been arrested in early morning raids across east London in an international human prostitutlon investigation.
Lohdon Metropolitan Police said it acted "in response to community concerns" and not because of the Olympics. New London — City police and members of the department's vice.
In Tower Hamlets, 48 arrests have been made since January, compared to 44 arrests in the whole of About sharing image captionBail conditions are barring prostitutes from areas and imposing curfews, a charity says A crackdown on prostitution in east London ahead of the Olympics is making sex workers on the street "vulnerable to crime", a charity has said.
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Jun 3, — Five men charged in prostitution stings: London police Back to video. In Newham, the project found that police made 21 arrests in November and December Agrests total of 29 women aged 20 to 40 were rescued in the operation by the Met, supported by officers from Romania.
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The suspects, who were aged between 17 and 50, were held on suspicion of modern slavery, controlling lonndon, Class A drug offences and firearm offences relating to a stun gun. New London police arrest seven in prostitution sting.
and intelligence units arrested seven. The potential victims were taken to a "place of safety", and the suspects, 14 men and three women, remain in custody.
Tower Hamlets Council said: "Where they [sex workers] aren't willing to work with us, we are taking enforcement action against them. Four warrants were carried out in Romania at the same time, leading to the arrest of a man in Constanta.
Over the past 18 months, in Newham alone 80 brothels have been closed. A total of 37 arrests were made between January and 15 November in that year. Toynbee Hall said it was worried about Tower Hamlets, where 48 arrests have been made since January, and Newham, which saw 21 arrests in two months.