Gloucestershire

Three held on suspicion of child rape

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a child and human trafficking.

It follows a series of raids in Cheltenham by officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary earlier on Thursday.

A force spokesman said the men aged 25, 26 and 30, remain in police custody for questioning

He added the arrests were part of an investigation by the county's multi-agency child abuse investigation team.

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