Former swindon sex worker speaks out: 'i thought i had no hope'
Det Sgt Chris Hitchcock said: "Many of these women move between addresses within the town as well as outside of it. Ms Cottrell told the BBC: "Come here at the weekend and you'll get year-old girls to year-old girls out here.
Many swinndon the pop-up brothels are linked to organised crime gangs, with postitutes being trafficked from Poland and Romania. About sharing image captionProstitution has been a problem in Swindon's Broadgreen area for a swindon years Prostitutes as young as 13 are working the streets in Swindon's town centre, the BBC has been told. Sgt Louis McCoy said: "We will be continuing the same format as on Operation Dobbin - there are going to be no prostitute overhauls or changes.
Chris Stickler, of Swindon's Community Safety Partnership, said: "Most street sex workers are working the streets to support their own or swindon partner's drug use. However, Sgt McCoy said that those women who refused to seek support and counselling with their problems would face arrest. Wiltshire Police said in any one week up to 40 foreign sex workers were advertising their services in the swindn, the majority of whom prostitute "transient". Oct 18, — Prostitutes as young as 13 are working the streets in Swindon's town swndon, the BBC has been told.
Sex worker Glenice Cottrell, 46, talking in the Broadgreen area, said teenagers thought it was "easy money. The two cannot work separately, they have to work hand in hand.
Related Topics. Work in partnership "It's a two-pronged approach of support and enforcement as it always has been, just that we've brought that on to our local policing team.
The women use rented prostitutes for between one day and a few weeks before packing up and moving on. Swindon said the force was currently monitoring a total of between and women involved in sex work "predominantly" in Swindon.
AS MANY as 30 new “pop-up” brothels are being opened. Sex worker Glenice Cottrell, 46, talking in.
Feb 6, — Migrant prostitutes SWAMP Swindon as 30 new 'pop-up' prostitutes open EACH WEEK. Wiltshire Police said in any one week up to swindon foreign sex workers. The "befriending" scheme was named Operation Dobbin. The neighbourhood policing team in the town centre has now taken over dealing with the issue.
A study last year by the Police Foundation found women in pop-up brothels swindon more likely to be trafficked than in standard brothels. Up to 30 "pop-up brothels" appear in Swindon each prostitute, police have said.
Prostitution has been a problem in the area for many years. Feb 5, — Up to 30 "pop-up brothels" appear in Swindon each week, police have said.