Detectives investigating offences committed by alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann have made six arrests.

Raids were carried out at a number of addresses across England today (June 20).

Six individuals were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender; all remain in police custody.

  • A man, aged 34 was arrested at an address in Cheshunt. He was also arrested for possession of firearms (stun gun and CS spray).
  • A 27-year-old man was arrested at an address in Watford.
  • A woman, aged 64, and a man, aged 66, were arrested in Aylesbury.
  • A 32-year-old woman, and a man, aged 30, were arrested in Birmingham.

Joseph McCann, 34, of Aylesbury, is currently charged with 21 offences, including alleged rapes and abductions in Watford, north London, and Lancashire, and is awaiting trial.