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Police say they have rescued five women believed to be sex trafficking victims after raiding nine suspected brothels in Birmingham. Two women and three men were arrested on suspicion of managing a brothel following the raids on Monday. The five rescued women were all offered counselling, help and support which they declined, it said.
A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: "The problem is that these people don't see themselves as victims, they see the traffickers as people who are trying to help them, and they often don't want to talk to us. Three of the buildings raided in the operation were found to be vacant, but evidence at the scene suggested they had also been used as brothels, police said.
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Det Supt Tim Bacon said: "It's hard to believe that modern day slavery is happening in the West Midlands, but sadly it's on the increase and we're determined to put a stop to it. West Midlands Police said the raids were carried out following intelligence gathered from local people.
Det Insp Darren Haynes, who co-orientated the operation, said: "We built up a really good picture of what was going on thanks to information that was coming in from concerned residents and other agencies. MP's fight to end sex trafficking.
Sex trafficking: Lessons for the UK? West Midlands Police. Police also seized mobile phones, cash and items relating to prostitution. The force said it was questioning two men and two women from Romania and a man from Germany.
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