Feb 5, — Wiltshire Police said in any one week up to 40 foreign sex workers were advertising their services in the town, the majority of whom were ".
Feb 5, — In any one week, up to 40 sex workers were marketing their services in properties for a swindon service before moving on. Det Sgt Chris Hitchcock said: "Many of these women move between addresses seevice the town as well as outside of it. Wiltshire Police said in any one week up to 40 foreign sex workers were prostitution their services in the town, the majority of whom were "transient".
Oct 18, — Prostitutes as young as 13 are working the streets in Swindon's town centre, the BBC has been told. 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 neighbourhood policing team in the town centre has now taken over dealing with the issue.
The women use rented properties for between one day and a few weeks before packing up and moving on. Related Topics.
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Many of the pop-up brothels are linked to organised crime gangs, with women being trafficked prostihution Poland and Romania. He said the force was currently monitoring a total of between and women involved in sex work "predominantly" in Swindon.
Ms Cottrell told the BBC: "Come here at the weekend and you'll get year-old girls to year-old girls out here. Sex worker Glenice Cottrell, 46, talking in the Broadgreen area, said teenagers thought it swlndon "easy money.
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However, Sgt McCoy service that those women who refused to seek support and counselling with their problems would face arrest. Sgt Louis McCoy said: "We prostitution be continuing swindon same format as on Operation Dobbin - there are going to be no radical overhauls or changes. Sex worker Glenice Cottrell, 46, talking in Missing: service | Must include: service. Wiltshire Police have said that.
Chris Stickler, of Swindon's Community Safety Srrvice, said: "Most street sex workers are working the streets to support their own or a partner's drug use. The two cannot work separately, they have to work hand in hand.
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Prostitution has been a problem in the area for many years. A study last proztitution by the Police Foundation found women in pop-up brothels were more likely to be trafficked prostitutikn in standard brothels. About sharing image captionProstitution has been a problem in Swindon's Broadgreen area for a of years Prostitutes as young as 13 are working the streets in Swindon's town centre, the BBC has been told.
The "befriending" scheme was named Operation Dobbin.
Up to 30 "pop-up brothels" appear in Swindon each week, police have said.