FIVE men arrested on suspicion of being part of a gang which sexually exploited children have been released on bail with conditions.

All of the men are from Worcester and two of them are 25-years-old, while the others are aged 20, 23 and 24.

Another 19-year-old man from Worcester has also been released under investigation after he was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply.

The arrests took place during raids on seven homes and three businesses in the city on Thursday, February 8.

Anyone with concerns relating to child sexual exploitation can call West Mercia Police on 101.

Alternatively residents can anonymously ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.