Rotherham abuse inquiry ‘needs 100 more officers’

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Exclusive: Operation Stovewood’s head says team has been able to contact only 17% of 1,510 possible victims The UK’s biggest investigation into child sexual exploitation needs 100 more officers to tackle the unprecedented scale of abuse in Rotherham, the head … Continue reading

Sexual offences against children reported to police reaches a record high

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The number of sexual offences against children reported to the police has reached a record high, a leading charity has warned. Police forces in the UK recorded 64,667 sexual offences against victims aged under 18 in 2016/17, according to figures … Continue reading

Rotherham child sex abuse scandal “may have more than 1,500 victims”

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Rotherham child sex abuse scandal “may have more than 1,500 victims” THE scale of child sex abuse in Rotherham may have been underestimated in the report which lifted the lid on the scandal, it was claimed today. The National Crime … Continue reading