Hundreds of child rapes reported in Sheffield

More than 200 allegations of children being raped in Sheffield have been reported to police in the last three years.

The figures for 2013 to 2015 reveal 190 occasions where girls aged under 16 are alleged to have been raped, with a further 36 incidents involving boys of 16 or 

The overall number of rape cases in the city has more than doubled between 2013 and 2015, the Star’s Your Right To Know campaign can reveal.

In 2015, a total of 298 rapes were reported across the city – up from 133 in 2013 and 253 in 2014.

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2 thoughts on “Hundreds of child rapes reported in Sheffield

  1. Here is a comment written under The Star article:
    What would the true figures be if the principles of the Alexis Jay Report, followed by the use of the Louise Casey Report, as applied in Rotherham, were to be applied in Sheffield? In Rotherham, a figure of 1400 was given. Can we expect a much larger proportional number, per population, of abuses in Sheffield? Has the issue of child grooming ever been raised at Full Council in Sheffield?


  2. Dawn Copley says the reasons for the increased numbers is not clear. Has she looked at the names of the alleged rapists ! Might be a few clues there !


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