Further update following series of warrants in North Wales and Merseyside

Following on from the warrants executed in North Wales, Merseyside and Scotland yesterday, Thursday 5th September, 15 people remain in custody.

Superintendent Mark Pierce said: “The searches were concluded yesterday and superintendents’ extensions have been granted to further interview 15 people, who remain in police stations across the region.”

A woman from the Merseyside area has been released pending further investigation.