Seems SY Police have been stung in to action? Well, issuing a press release!
The Times’ suggestion that South Yorkshire Police and its partners have been reluctant to tackle child sexual abuse is wrong.
South Yorkshire Police is recognised as leading the way on what is now being recognised nationally as a problem and to suggest that the force and its partners are deliberately withholding information on the issue is a gross distortion and unfair on the teams of dedicated specialists working to tackle this problem.
In 2008, South Yorkshire Police successfully investigated a group of offenders who were exploiting young girls in Rotherham, resulting in prison sentences of 32-and-a-half years, seen nationally as one of the best prosecutions for child sexual exploitation offences. Read on…..