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Police knew grooming gangs were targeting Birmingham schools five years ago but did not alert public

Police knew grooming gangs were targeting Birmingham schools five years ago but did not alert public

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
24/06/2015
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

West Midlands Police knew five years ago that Asian grooming gangs were targeting children outside schools across the city - but failed to make the threat public.Documents obtained by the Birmingham Mail show the force were aware pupils were at risk of  (CSE) back in 2010. The confidential report, obtained under a , also shows police were worried about community tensions if the abuse from predominantly Pakistani grooming gangs was made public.