BREAKING NEWS: Five people found guilty of child prostitution offences in Sheffield

Four men and a woman involved in a Sheffield child prostitution ring that saw young girls pimped out to as many as 50 men have been found guilty of a string of offences.

Following a six week trial at Sheffield Crown Court, it took jurors just under three days to find brothers Christopher Whiteley, 23, Matthew Whiteley, 24 and Shane Whiteley, 30, all of Weakland Crescent, Hackenthorpe guilty of prostituting out a girl that was aged between 15 and 16-years-old at the time of the offending in 2009.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/breaking-news-five-people-found-guilty-of-child-prostitution-offences-in-sheffield-1-8452811

Sheffield sex attack victims praised for bravery

Victims of a child prostitution ring in Sheffield have been praised for their bravery in giving evidence against their attackers.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/sheffield-sex-attack-victims-praised-for-bravery-1-8453058

Sheffield child prostitution gang ‘stole the childhoods’ of their young victims

The investigating officer in a Sheffield child prostitution trial, that has led to the conviction of four men and a woman, says the group ‘stole the childhoods’ of their victims who were aged between 12 and 17-years-old.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/sheffield-child-prostitution-gang-stole-the-childhoods-of-their-young-victims-1-8453686

Five guilty of Sheffield child sex abuse offences

Five people have been found guilty in relation to the rape and prostitution of five young girls.

Amanda Spencer, Taleb Bapir and brothers Christopher, Shane and Matthew Whiteley were convicted after a trial at Sheffield Crown Court.

Spencer plied one girl with alcohol and threatened violence in order to force her to have sex, while the Whiteley brothers prostituted a 15-year-old girl on the streets of Sheffield.

They will be sentenced on 28 April.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-39336659

Full story: Sheffield child prostitution and abuse trial

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