The 29 year old woman was picked up for questioning in Newry

A woman's been arrested by Police in the North investigating human trafficking.

The 29 year old woman was picked up for questioning in Newry in the early hours of this morning.

In a statement the PSNI says a team of officers from the Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit, working together with local police, made the arrest.

They say it's part of a proactive investigation into human trafficking and the activities of a criminal gang, believed to be operating in Northern Ireland.