Ely Brothel Raided In St Mary's Street
By MoonRambler | Friday, March 02, 2012, 22:13
Two women have been cautioned for running a brothel following a raid at an address in Ely by Cambridgeshire Constabulary.
St Mary's Street in happier times
Officers carried out the warrant in St Mary's Street shortly after 5pm on Thursday March 1, following reports that the house was being used as a brothel. Two women, aged 50 and 43, have been cautioned for managing a brothel used for prostitution. Both remain in custody at Parkside Police Station in connection with suspected immigration offences.
Inspector Paul Ormerod said: "We carried out the warrant following concerns from residents that the house was being used for prostitution. Two women were arrested at the address and have since been cautioned for running a brothel.
"Such criminality can have a knock-on negative effect in the community," he continued, "and we will act quickly to tackle any such criminal activity to keep Ely and safe place for people to live and visit."