Northern Ireland

Arrest after suspected brothel uncovered in south Belfast

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences linked to brothel keeping and prostitution.

He was arrested following the discovery of a suspected brothel on Cromwell Road in south Belfast on Saturday morning.

"Three women who were at the property are now receiving appropriate assistance and support," said Det Insp Nigel Snoddy.

"They will be spoken with in due course."

Police said the man is being questioned "in relation to inciting prostitution for gain and keeping a brothel used for prostitution".