Police probe into discovery of Sheffield brothel continues

A police probe is continuing following the discovery of a brothel operating in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 11:31 am

The brothel was discovered by police officers acting on community concerns in Upperthorpe.

Officers who visited the property found a trafficked 42-year-old woman from China ‘who appeared to have been coerced against their will under false pretenses’.

The woman is now being supported by specialist agencies.

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A police probe into the discovery of a brothel operating in Sheffield is ongoing (Photo: Getty)

South Yorkshire Police said work is under way to establish who was behind the brothel.

The force said: “No arrests have been made yet, but enquiries are ongoing.”

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