Ten UK sex offenders tried to travel to Poland after Ukraine invasion, says NCA

Individuals, who said they were providing aid but had not informed police of intent to travel, were asked to leave

Ten British sex offenders travelled to Poland after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, under the guise of humanitarian aid, according to British police.

In the six weeks after the outbreak of war, the individuals, all of whom had convictions for sex offences, travelled to Poland. The offenders were supposed to inform British police of their intent to travel, a spokesperson for the National Crime Agency said, and declare any convictions upon arrival.

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