Man arrested for slavery offences after raid in Sheffield

Greenwood Avenue, Littledale, Darnall
Greenwood Avenue, Littledale, Darnall

A man was arrested for modern slavery offences following a raid in Sheffield.

The 33-year-old Indian national was arrested following a raid of a house in Greenwood Avenue, Littledale, Darnall, yesterday.

Officers from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority searched the property as part of an operation supported by South Yorkshire Police.

The suspect was released under investigation.

A GLAA spokesman said: "A man has been arrested over modern slavery offences following a raid in Sheffield yesterday.

"Officers from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority carried out a search of an address in Greenwood Avenue, in Littledale, Sheffield.

"An Indian national, aged 33, was arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences and has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

"The operation was led by the GLAA with support from South Yorkshire Police."