THREE men have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into sexual exploitation offences in Yeovil.

A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape and conspiracy to rape and has been released on bail until May 16.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape, conspiracy to rape, trafficking a female for sexual exploitation and possession of controlled drugs.

He has been released on bail until April 2.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and has been released on bail until April 2.

The investigation began in August 2013 after we received information relating to sexual offences committed in Yeovil.

If anyone has information which could assist this investigation, please call police via the non-emergency number 101.