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Detectives arrest 55 men in Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford over historic child sex abuse allegations

Detectives arrest 55 men in Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford over historic child sex abuse allegations

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
14/01/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in Kirklees have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. The individuals were arrested from addresses in Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford over the last few months, West Yorkshire Police revealed today. All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation as detectives continue to make inquiries. Also in crime: 20 Huddersfield grooming gang men guilty of rape and sexually abusing children The investigation centres on allegations made by seven women of sexual abuse committed against them as children predominantly in the Dewsbury and Batley area between 2002 and 2009.