August 31, 2023 2.00 pm This story is over 7 months old

Lincolnshire Police prioritise modern slavery as referrals spike

Charities worry that victims aren’t supported enough

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that modern slavery is a priority after a spike in referrals.

According to the Home Office, Lincolnshire Police investigated 114 referrals of potential modern slavery victims from July 2022 to June 2023, of which 64 were children. This marks a significant increase from the 66 referrals in the year 2021-22.

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