Man arrested over modern slavery in Eastbourne

Police arrested a man on suspicion of modern slavery in Eastbourne
Police arrested a man on suspicion of modern slavery in Eastbourne

A man has been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences in Eastbourne.

The 49-year-old, from South Wales, was interviewed by officers on Sunday (August 11) under the suspicion of the production of cannabis and modern slavery.

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Sussex Police said he was later released on police bail until September 7 while enquiries continue.

A spokesperson for the force said, “A man and a woman identified during the initial enquiries are safe.

“The investigation is at an early stage and no further information is being released at this time.”

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