National Crime Agency asks for more police to work on child sex cases in Rotherham

The National Crime Agency has asked for more detectives and investigators to work on child sexual exploitation offences in Rotherham.

There is a 144-strong police team working on Operation Stovewood, which is looking into historic child sexual exploitation offences in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, but the National Crime Agency wants to increase the number to 200.

The NCA launched its operation in the wake of a report in 2014 which found that 1,400 children had been abused for over a decade while those in authority failed to act.

Professor Alexis Jay, who was commissioned to write the report by Rotherham Council, found that men of largely Pakistani heritage targeted mainly white, vulnerable girls.

Read on… https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/national-crime-agency-asks-for-more-police-to-work-on-child-sex-cases-in-rotherham-1-8937631

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