Merseyside Police have confirmed three people have been charged with keeping a brothel following raids in Birkenhead on Wednesday.

The three - Mike Kolokotroni, aged 49, of Osmaston Road, Birkenhead; Adam Weir, 39, of West Road, Prenton; and Kelly Reid, 40, of Grange Road East, Birkenhead - have been bailed to appear before Wirral Magistrates on Friday, August 8.

Three other people who were arrested have been released on police bail pending further inquiries.