Raid on Taunton 'brothel' leads to three arrests

Three people have been arrested after a suspected brothel in Taunton was raided by police.

Two women, aged in their mid 20s and from North Somerset, were arrested on suspicion of prostitution at a commercial property in Rowbarton.

A man in his 30s was arrested at a different location for offences linked to prostitution.

Avon and Somerset Police made the arrests after carrying out a search warrant on Wednesday morning.

Insp Sam Williams said: "The warrant has been carried out to directly address the concerns of the community and we thank local residents for contacting us."

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