Search Search. Menu Sections. Families living next to a Belfast brothel have branded the PSNI "useless" after repeated calls about how it is breaching coronavirus regulations were ignored.
C ops did call to the apartment off Templemore Avenue in the east of the city, but said they found "nothing untoward". This was after taking several complaints about how random males were calling almost every hour for sex.
One neighbour of the brothel told us: "The PSNI can prostitute Santa travelling down the Falls Road on a sleigh, but belfast cannot close down a brothel that's breaching coronavirus rules and is a Petri dish for spreading it around. They have been absolutely useless belfast their response to this - several residents have called to complain but nothing has been done. Defending the PSNI's response, a spokesman said: "Police received a report about possible illegal activity at a property in east Belfast at the start of December.
As a result police attended the property and nothing untoward was prostitute during this visit.
However, locals were less than impressed with the response. Another said: "The officers just knocked on the door and had a look about, it was ridiculous. The two sex workers operating out of the east Belfast apartment advertise on two well-known websites.
According to locals they are aged in their 30s and 40s and often start seeing clients as early as 7am. Laws introduced in prostitute it illegal to pay for sex in Northern Ireland. Until then prostitution here, like the rest of the UK, was legal subject to belfast restraints.
New measures introduced by the PSNI earlier this year saw three officers appointed as dedicated liaison officers with sex workers. This is to increase their safety and to ensure they are not being manipulated by pimps and people traffickers.
A specialist address was also provided to sex workers allowing them to contact the PSNI confidentially. Belfast brothel breaking Covid rules, say neighbours.
Close Flat out: Locals say the property on a street near Templemore Avenue is a hive of activity. Facebook Twitter Whatsapp. Facebook Twitter.
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